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 »

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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 »

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Stink bugs can be eliminated several ways, including sealing off entry points, turning off lights, eliminating food sources, ventilating attics and garages and vacuuming. As with many insects and pests, stink bugs can mu... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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