What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Ed. Note: Clipping from the Youngstown Vindicator
A consultant from Ohio mailed us this informative article that documents the search for a natural predator that can help control the invasive exotic Brown Marmorated Stink Bug that we receive so many identification request regarding. Clicking on the image will expand it in a new window.

Youngstown Vindicator news clipping

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What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

One Response to Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the News

  1. Jessi says:

    It sounds very promising, but I hope thorough research is done. There have certainly been cases where species (plants, insects, etc.) have been introduced to help control the population of an invasive species, who ended up becoming an invasive species themselves. They also really need to make sure this wasp will play nice with our native wasps. Is there a picture of this wasp anywhere?

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