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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Brown marmorated stink bug - Invasive.orgScientific name: Halyomorpha halys Stål

Common name: Brown marmorated stink bug

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Spotlights:

  • Stop BMSB
    Stop Brown Mamorated Stink Bug.
    This initiative includes more than 50 researchers from 10 institutions across the U.S. working together on this project team. The team of researchers has mobilized to form a defense against the invasive pest brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). The project team is working to find management solutions for growers, seeking strategies that will protect our food, our environment, and our farms.

  • Researchers Discover the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug's Winter Hideout (Jul 26, 2012)
    Northeastern IPM Center.
    Researchers believe they have identified where brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) gathers in natural landscapes during winter, and their findings could help farmers manage this invasive insect.


Native To: Asia (Gill et al. 2011)

Date of U.S. Introduction: First confirmed in 2001 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, but specimens were collected as early as 1996 (Khrimian et al. 2008)

Means of Introduction: Possibly arrived in shipping material (Gill et al. 2011)

Impact: Feeds on a variety of plants, including fruit trees, ornamentals, and some crops (Gill et al. 2011)

Current U.S. Distribution:

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Federal Government

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Environmental Protection Agency.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts

Combating the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Jul 2009)
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Introduction History; Research

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Identification/Description; Impacts

Halyomorpha halys Article Citation Search - AGRICOLA Database
USDA. National Agricultural Library.
Research; Special Note: NAL Catalog Search (resources)

Regional Pest Alert: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (PDF | 212 KB)
USDA. NIFA. Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Dispersion

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State Government

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) (PDF | 416 KB)
County of Los Angeles (California). Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures Department.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts

Pest Alert - Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (PDF | 791 KB)
Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry..
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Dispersion

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Dispersion

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - Pest Alert (PDF | 278 KB)
North Dakota Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution

Pest Alert: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Oct 2010; PDF | 1 MB)
Oregon Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Bug Facts
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution

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University/Academic

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: A New Pest to Watch Out For (PDF | 74 KB)
Clemson University (South Carolina). Cooperative Extension Service.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Project
Cornell University. Cooperative Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (from China, Japan, and Korea) (2008; PDF | 42 KB)
Cornell University (New York). Cooperative Extension of Oneida County.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys)
eXtension.
Introduction History; Distribution; Dispersion

Brown marmorated stink bug - Featured Creatures
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls; Special Note: References

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha halys Ståhl (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Jan 2008; PDF | 569 KB)
Ohio State University Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - Entomological Notes
Pennsylvania State University. College of Agricultural Sciences. Entomology.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha halys (PDF | 144 KB)
Pennsylvania State University. College of Agricultural Sciences. Cooperative Extension.
Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Controls

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Purdue University. Indiana Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program.
Photographs; Impacts; Distribution

Monitoring for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Rutgers University. New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Controls

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International

Pest Alert: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (May 2011; PDF | 430 KB)
British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture (Canada).
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution

Halyomorpha halys - Invasive Species Compendium
Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI).
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Controls

Halyomorpha halys (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) (DOCX | 27 KB)
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (Canada).
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion

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Organizations

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Invader of the Month (Oct 2008)
Maryland Invasive Species Council.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Massachusetts Introduced Pests Outreach Project.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
National Wildlife Federation.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Controls

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug IPM Working Group
Northeastern IPM Center.
Controls

Stop BMSB
Stop Brown Mamorated Stink Bug.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Controls

Halyomorpha halys
TexasInvasives.org.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Controls; Legal Aspects

Citations

Gill, S., S. Klick, and S. Kenney. 2011. The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) (PDF | 344 KB) University of Maryland Extension. IPM Garden Center Fact Sheet.

Khrimian, A., P.W. Shearer, A. Zhang, G.C. Hamilton, and J.R. Aldrich. 2008. Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, with geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6-decatrienoate. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56(1):197-203.

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Last Modified: Jul 15, 2014
 
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