Stink bugs are a type of brown or gray insect with shield-shaped bodies that have large scent glands, which produce a specific odor and are located on the bug's abdomen and underside of the thorax. Stink bugs often feed ... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Brown mamorated stink bugs are active from late April to late September. Stink bugs remain in protected locations, such as man-made structures and dead trees, throughout the entire winter, according to North Carolina Sta... More »

Stink bugs are attracted to the foul chemicals and pheromones that other stink bugs give off. The brown marmorated stink bug, in particular, gives off an odor that helps attract stink bugs to adequate shelters during the... More » Pets & Animals Bugs

Stinkbugs stink because they release an unpleasant odor to deter predators. The odor comes from a foul-smelling liquid that is secreted by glands located on the insect’s thorax. This liquid spreads the odor to any animal... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

When a stink bug is threatened or killed, it emits an odor that is similar in scent to a skunk. There are varied opinions on the stink bug's specific odor, and some compare the scent to cilantro or outdoor plants. More »

A method to make a stink bug trap is by using ingredients, such as water a roasting pan, desk light and some dish detergent soap. Although this simple trap requires these common household items, the trap is effective bec... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Kill stink bugs by flicking or dropping them into a bowl with soapy water. However, stink bugs don't really release anyodor if carefully picked up in tissue paper and placed outside. More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects