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Green Stink Bug

Chinavia hilaris


Green Stink Bugs emit a foul odor when they feel threatened and are usually left alone because it smells quite acrid. The scent glands are located at the top of the green triangle on their 'backs' and the chemical disperses quickly. The smell is sometimes described as a mix of burning oil, hair and chemicals and may be sprayed, not secreted.

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Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2015
Submitted on Oct 18, 2016

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