Stink Bugs

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Stink Bug Facts

  • Stink bugs are about 1.7 centimetres (0.67 inches) long.
  • Stink bugs are various shades of brown on both the top and undersides, with gray, off-white, black, copper, and blueish markings.

Stink bugs, also known as shield bugs, are an insect family belonging to the suborder Heteroptera. There are thousands of species of stink bugs, but the most common are the brown stink bug, known as Halyomorpha halys, and the green stink bug, known as Acrosternum hilare.

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