Invasive stink bugs, such as the Brown marmorated stink bug and the Bagrada bug, are severe home and agricultural pests. They devastate many crops such as apple, peach, peppers and tomatoes and because they release a liquid which not only smells bad, but can stain surfaces, carpets and walls can require significant cleaning. Finding and tracking new invasive species can prevent large outbreaks in homes and on farms. There are native stink bugs, some of which are beneficial because they are predators of pests. It is crucial for farmers and homeowners to know if they have good or bad stink bugs. However, stink bugs can look very similar and are difficult to identify. This app provides high-resolution images and side-by-side comparisons of the most common stink bugs a homeowner or farmer would encounter to assist in identification. It also provides a user-friendly interface to report a suspected invasive stink bug to the appropriate state agencies.
Includes online reporting of invasive pests
- Purdue University
- 67 MB
- Requires iOS 11.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.