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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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The Bureau decided that the most environmentally friendly way to get rid of the bugs is to offer a buy-back program for the stinkbug eggs and fix the problem at its root.
They were aware, for instance, that the citrus stinkbug, citrus leaf-miner, leaf-feeding caterpillars, and aphids could--and would--attack their lemon, orange, pomelo and tangerine trees.
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The predatory stinkbug Podisus maculiventris: biology, ecology and augmentative releases for lepidopteran larval control in Eucalyptus forest in Brazil.
In parts of rural Zimbabwe and South Africa, the stinkbug Encosternum delegorguei is shaken out of trees, braised with salt and eaten as a spicy delicacy.
There's another one that's just emerging now called a brown marmorated stinkbug that eats everything and hardly anything will kill it.
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