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Wasps May Help in the Fight Against Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Brown marmorated stink bugs. [USDA]

From the UCANR Green Blog Scientists are rearing tiny Asian wasps in quarantine and evaluating whether they can be released in California to battle brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive pest that poses a serious threat to the state's $54...

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 9:05 AM

Invasive Pest Spotlight: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Adult (top) and mature nymph of the brown marmorated stink bug. [S. Ausmus]

The brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) or BMSB is a new invasive pest of urban and suburban homes and landscapes in California. A native of Asia, the brown marmorated stink bug immigrated into the United States in the 1990s but has only...

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 11:06 AM
Tags: BMSB (6), brown marmorated stink bug (7), Halyomorpha halys (1), invasive (46), landscape (25), pest (75), UCIPM (66)

Stinky and Uninvited Winter Visitors

Brown marmorated stink bug adult (top) and nymph (bottom). [A. Ausmus]

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, is an invasive pest native to East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan) which was first sighted in the United States in 1996 in Allentown, PA, and reached California in 2006 (Pasadena and San Marino)....

Posted on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 5:05 PM
  • Author: Siavash Taravati
Tags: BMSB (6), Halyomorpha (1), marmorated (3), stink bug (8), Taravati (2), UCIPM (66)

Brown marmorated stink bug found in Stanislaus County

Adult brown marmorated stink bug

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) has made its way to Stanislaus County, reported John Holland in the Modesto Bee. The invasive pest, introduced into the U.S. from Asia, has also been detected in San Joaquin, Sacramento, Yolo, Sutter, Butte, Santa...

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 12:32 PM
Tags: BMSB (6), marmorated (3), Pest Notes (58), Rijal (1), stink bug (8), UCIPM (66)

Brown marmorated stink bug thriving in Sacramento this year

White stripes on the bug's antennae are a dead giveaway the insect is brown marmorated stink bug.

The California population of brown marmorated stink bugs, a pest introduced into the state from its native Asia, continues to spread and increase in and around Sacramento, said a UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) expert who appeared today on...

Posted on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 9:18 AM
Tags: BMSB (6), brown marmorated stink bug (7), Ingels (1), stink bug (8), UCCE (10)

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