Asian Stink Bugs Invades Michigan

October 21, 2014 9:09 AM

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Michigan residents recently discovered an invasive insect that can strip orchards and fields.

The invasive agricultural pest is the brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys). It's called a stink bug because it releases a pungent odor that smells like coriander when handled by a person. Stepping on the bug results in its odor sticking to one's shoe.

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