Stink bugs typically enter homes in search of warm places to hide during colder months. To prevent infestation, seal off entry points, remove excess moisture around the house, use a vacuum cleaner, keep lights off, and e... More »

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

Organic methods for eliminating stink bugs include kaolin soap and organic insecticide soap sprays, according to the University of California's Integrated Pest Management Program. To prevent damage to gardens or crops, t... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

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 » Pets & Animals Bugs

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 » Pets & Animals Bugs

Stink bugs, also known as shield bugs, appear similar because of the flat, shield-like shape of their bodies. There are several species of stink bugs, each with its own unique markings. More » Pets & Animals Bugs

Stink bugs generally do not bite humans, as most species are herbivorous and have mouth parts designed for sucking juices from plants. Other species of stink bug are carnivorous and feed on insect pests such as caterpill... More » Pets & Animals Bugs