green stink bug

(Acrosternum hilare)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed green stink bug

NatureServe

NNR - Unranked

Occurrence

 

Flight/Season

May to frost, one generation

Habitat

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

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Nymph Food

 

 
Adult Food

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

 
Life Cycle

 

 
Behavior

 


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Sources: 7.


Comments

This is the most common stink bug in Minnesota.


Taxonomy

Order:

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

 

No Rank:

Euhemiptera

 

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Neohemiptera

 

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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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