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Kudzu Bug

Megacopta cribraria

Description:

Kudzu Bugs arrived in North America from Japan in 2012. These pesty stinkbug relatives feed on Kudzu (duh!), Soybeans, & Wisteria. They release a foul odor when threatened (or touched or looked at really). They swarm windows and swarm you when you walk outside. I speak from experience...

Habitat:

my backyard

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Salley, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 10, 2013
Submitted on Apr 10, 2013

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