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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Halyomorpha halys

Description:

Brown colored, two moving tentacles over head, 1cm approx. length •They are generally a dark brown when viewed from above, with a creamy white-brown underside. Individual coloration may vary, with some bugs being various shades of red, grey, light brown, copper, or black. The term "marmorated" means variegated or veined, like marble, which refers to the markings unique to this species, includes alternating light-colored bands on the antennae and alternating dark bands on the thin outer edge of the abdomen. The legs are brown with faint white mottling or banding.

Habitat:

Found sitting on my bed😁 🏡 ••The brown marmorated stink bug is more likely to invade homes in the fall than others in the family.

Notes:

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Hemiptera Family: Pentatomidae Genus: Halyomorpha Species: H. halys

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Suchandra Das
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Suchandra Das

Chakdaha, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Aug 14, 2019
Submitted on May 12, 2020

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