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

The Trissolcus wasp is one of the few predators that eats stink bugs. The tiny wasp is smaller than a fruit fly but it can kill stink bug eggs. The wasp finds stink bug eggs, then plants eggs of its own inside the stink ... More »

To eliminate stink bugs, vacuum them, clear debris from the yard, seal potential entry points, and deter them with unpleasant odors and closed curtains. For difficult infestations, hire a pest control specialist to spray... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

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

Rid your home of stink bugs by blocking their means of entry, using insecticides, trapping them or rubbing all window screens with scented dryer sheets. Vacuuming is not recommended because the odor will remain in the va... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects