The brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), is native to China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan. Unfortunately, this invasive insect pest has spread to the United States, Canada, Switzerland, and Europe (Lee et al. 2013, Environ. Entomol. 42: 627–641). It is both an urban nuisance, due to its propensity for overwintering in structures (Inkley 2012, J. Entomol. Sci. 47: 125–130), and a serious economic pest of orchard crops, including apples and peaches, row crops such as field corn and soybeans, and vegetable crops including sweet corn, peppers, eggplant, and tomatoes (Leskey et al. 2012a, Psyche. DOI: 10.1155/2012/535062; Leskey et al. 2012b, Outlooks on Pest Manage. 23: 218–226; Rice et al. 2014, J. Integr. Pest Manag. 5: 1–13). The first known H. halys populations in the United States were reported in 1996 from Allentown, PA. To date, H. halys is present in 43 states and four Canadian providences (StopBMSB...
First Report of Seasonal Trap Capture for Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and Native Stink Bugs in Central Georgia
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P. Glynn Tillman, G. David Buntin, Ted E. Cottrell; First Report of Seasonal Trap Capture for Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and Native Stink Bugs in Central Georgia. Journal of Entomological Science 1 October 2017; 52 (4): 455–459. doi: https://doi.org/10.18474/JES17-56.1
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