The stink bug family name, Pentatomids, comes from the Greek words “pente” and “tomos,” which means "five sections." The stink bug has a wide shield-like body with a triangular scutellum (the area where the wings attach)... More »

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Full-grown stink bugs are approximately 17 millimeters in length. The bugs are brown in color with light bands on their antennae. The technical name for stink bugs is Halyomorpha halys. The bugs are referred to as stink ... More »

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Bedbugs are small insects that live on the blood of animals and humans, and are known to cause infestations that are hard to control. Their round, flat, brownish bodies are about the size of an apple seed, except after f... More »

Native to China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, the stink bug is believed to have taken refuge on a ship traveling to the United States. While it is unclear exactly when it arrived, according to Penn State College of Agricultu... More »

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The brown marmolated stink bug came to the country from southeast Asia. It is believed the bug sought refuge on a cargo ship transporting goods to the United States. More »

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While found throughout the Empire State, the stink bug is not native to New York. According to the Pennsylvania State University College of Agricultural Sciences, the stink bug is native to China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan... More »

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Predaceous diving beetles, or water tigers, are a family of water beetles known for their shiny black, streamlined bodies, flattened hind legs and threadlike antennae. Water tigers are also commonly brown or olive, and s... More »

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