green stink bug

(Acrosternum hilare)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

green stink bug

NatureServe

NNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

 

Flight/Season

May to frost, one generation

Habitat

Woodlands, edges, crops, fields, orchards, gardens.


Identification

 

 
Similar
Species

 


Nymph Food

 

 
Adult Food

Juices of leaves, flowers, and fruit. Adults prefer maturing seeds and fruit.

 
Life Cycle

 

 
Behavior

 


Distribution Distribution Map  

Sources: 7, 27, 29, 30.


Comments

This is the most common stink bug in Minnesota.


Taxonomy

Order:

Hemiptera (true bugs, cicadas, hoppers, aphids and allies)

 

No Rank:

Euhemiptera

 

No Rank:

Neohemiptera

 

No Rank:

Prosorrhyncha

 

Suborder:

Heteroptera (true bugs)

 

No Rank:

Euheteroptera

 

No Rank:

Neoheteroptera

 

No Rank:

Panheteroptera

 

Infraorder:

Pentatomomorpha

 

Superfamily:

Pentatomoidea

 

Family:

Pentatomidae (stink bugs)

 

Subfamily:

Pentatominae

 

Tribe:

Pentatomini

 

Genus:

Acrosternum

 

Subgenus:

Acrosternum (Chinavia)

 
Synonyms

Acrosternum hilaris

Chinavia hilare

Chinavia hilaris

Nezara hilaris

Pentatoma hilaris

 
Common
Names

green soldier bug

green stink bug


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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Published on Nov 15, 2013

Green Stink Bug (Chinavia hilaris) shedding its old exoskeleton. Meadow. Eastern Pennsylvania. Oct. 11, 2013

 
     

 

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Candy
daily from 8/?? Thru today

Location: On West Rush Lake near Rush City in the yard and in the house

ruined my apple trees!!


Cindy
9/12/2016

Location: Eden Prairie, MN

Found on my deck!


     
     
 

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