stinkbug

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stink·bug

 (stĭngk′bŭg′)
n.
Any of numerous hemipteran insects of the family Pentatomidae, having a broad, flattened body and emitting a strong odor from glands in the abdomen.

stinkbug

(ˈstɪŋkˌbʌɡ)
n
another name for shield bug
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A meat-based diet for rearing the predatory stinkbugs Podisus maculiventris and Podisus sagitta (Het.
Darker eggs protected developing stinkbugs from the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays, which are probably most intense on a leaf's sun-exposed top surface.
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We especially use it for stinkbugs and Japanese beetles that we catch.
Whitaker (1995) estimated that a typical Midwestern big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) colony of 150 bats may consume in a season 600,000 spotted cucumber beetles (Diabrotica undecimpunctata, Chrysomelidae), 194,000 scarab beetles (Scarabaeidae), 158,000 leafhoppers (Cicadellidae) and 335,000 stinkbugs (Pentatomidae).
I had cargo shorts and a purple Mighty Ducks shirt, wearing pads and launching over the hip doing stinkbugs all day.
Both stinkbugs and wasps have to be very close to a caterpillar to see it, but stinkbugs must be even closer.
Other topics include the diversity of bacterial symbiosis in stinkbugs, the pathogenic microorganisms in plant defense spines, and the impact of heavy metals on the bacterial community of an upland metallophytic grassland.
Termites, ants, butterflies, stinkbugs, grasshoppers, cicadas, and bees are all eaten.
He also dumped more than $2 million into the business, investing in a second sorting conveyer so that an eight-person crew could pluck earwigs, stinkbugs and stems from the grapes, even after they'd been destemmed.
cyclothorax actually avoids preying on a harvestman species, the latter could be added in the list of arthropods rejected by many spiders, such as some species of stinkbugs, ants, caterpillars and others (Foelix 1996).