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Posts Tagged: marmorated

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)

Exotic Pests Invade California Landscapes

Bagrada bug nymphs and adults.

[From the April 2014 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin newsletter] Over the last several decades dozens of exotic pests have invaded California landscapes, causing at least temporary havoc and sometimes severely affecting the aesthetic value of plants...

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 4:23 PM
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