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Green Stink Bug: May 2011

posted May 25, 2011 6:58 PM by Hester Burch

Green Stinkbug closeup

Green Stink Bug

photos copyright Hester Burch

Green stink bugs (Acrosternum hilare) have stink glands and can create a stink if roughly handled. They are considered a pest in some orchards and gardens.

Discovered by a kindergarten student on the beach at Elms –May 2011.

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