Southern Green Stink Bug

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I found this stink bug on the front porch of my friend’s house in Davidson. It was crawling on a newspaper at around 10:00am.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Hemiptera

Family: Pentatomidae

Fun Fact!

According to Citrus Pests, southern green stink bugs are native to Africa, specifically Ethiopia. (http://idtools.org/id/citrus/pests/factsheet.php?name=Southern+green+stink+bug)

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