Common Name:  Stink Bugs

Description:  These creatures vary in color and most of them are 6-8 mm or a bit longer.   Stink bugs are easily spotted by their five segmented antennae and a sizable triangular scutellum on their shield shaped body.   The tibiae lack hairs and the tarsi are three-segmented.

Spot ID Key Characters:

  1. Shield-shaped body
  2. Five-segmented antennae
  3. Three-segmented tarsi
  4. Large triangular scutellum in center of back

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Order:  Hemiptera, suborder Heteroptera