Monday, May 8, 2017

Stink Bug Information now available on-line through the Journal of Integrated Pest Management

Identification, Biology, Impacts, and Management of Stink Bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) of Soybean and Corn in the Midwestern United States

Robert L. Koch Daniela T. Pezzini Andrew P. Michel Thomas E. Hunt

J Integr Pest Manag (2017) 8 (1): 11. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmx004

Published: 04 May 2017





















Figure 2. Stink bug adults commonly encountered in soybean and corn of the midwestern United States: (A) Podisus maculiventris, (B) Chinavia hilaris, (C) Halyomorpha halys, (D) Thyanta custator accerra (green), (E) Thyanta custator accerra (brown), (F) Euschistus servus euschistoides, and (G) Euschistus variolarius (photo credits: C. Kurtz and C. Philips, and modified by D. Pezzini).

Figure 3. Stink bug nymphs (late-instars) encountered in soybean and corn of the midwestern United States: (A) Euschistus servus, (B) Podisus maculiventris, (C) Euschistus variolarius, (D) Thyanta custator, (E) Chinavia hilaris, and (F) Halyomorpha halys (photo credit: D. Pezzini).


This would be a nice reference to have on hand as stink bugs become more of an issue in the region. This will get you in on the ground floor for identification and potential crop injury.