stink bug


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stink′ bug`


n.
any of numerous broad, flat bugs of the family Pentatomidae, that emit a disagreeable odor.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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The lychee stink bug, officially known as Tessaratoma papillosa, is an agricultural pest with a taste for fruit trees, like lychee and longan trees, and is common to south Asia.
Here we describe how a native predatory wasp (Astata unicolor Say [Hymenoptera: Crabronidae]), which specializes on stink bug as prey, has adapted to using the nymphs of the invasive Asian species of stink bug known as the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae).
Zhang then tested methyl benzoate against other agricultural pests, including the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), diamondback moth, and tobacco hornworm.
However, this is not the only plant where these stink bug were found, for be polyphagous and consequently pest of various agricultural crops, like rice, orange, cassava, mango, among others (Silva et al.
As I was performing, I noticed a stink bug creeping up my microphone.
Live maggots dipped in chocolate; pickled duck tongue; bull's penis; goat testicles; ostrich egg omelet; beaver head soup; fly larvae; stink bug roast; eyeballs in tomato sauce; alligator steak; snake wine; candied ants; bear paws-and Japanese poison fish
A recent study by the International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology found that the stink bug is also rich in nutrients and antioxidants, making it a potentially vital means for improving food and nutritional security as well as the incomes of rural African communities.
Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), has a native range that includes China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
A new county record for the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), in Macomb, McDonough County, in west-central Illinois is reported based on findings of adult BMSB in insect collections by students taking an entomology course at Western Illinois University.
The brown marmorated stink bug (also known as BMSB or Halyomorpha halys), which already has become a threat to winemaking in the fast-emerging mid-Adantic states, has established itself in parts of California and seems sure to pop up in Napa and Sonoma counties soon.
In the past five years, the brown marmorated stink bug has exploded as a nuisance pest in the Eastern U.