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Stink Bugs Spread Throughout Mid-Atlantic, Midwest States

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According to USDA’s Great Stink Bug Count project homeowners as far north as Ohio and south in Georgia are counting stink bugs.

| October 9, 2013

As the fall air turns cold, swarms of brown marmorated stink bugs are ready to crawl from woods and fields — especially in the Mid-Atlantic region, including Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Delaware — in search of a warm spot to spend the winter, and any house will do, the Washington Post reports.

“The numbers have just been way up all summer long heading into August,” said Mike Raupp, a professor of entomology at the University of Maryland. “The data coming in says numbers are pretty high.”

The federal government reiterated that message. “There are certainly plenty out there,” said Tracy Leskey, a research entomologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “In some locations, we’ve seen high trap counts.”

Leskey also told the Post that according to USDA’s Great Stink Bug Count project homeowners as far north as Ohio and south in Georgia are counting stink bugs.

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Source: Washington Post


 

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