Green stink bug (Nezara viridula). Click on image to enlarge. Green stink bug

Scientific name: Nezara viridula (Linnaeus)
(Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)

Facts: The southern green stink bug is one of the largest stink bugs. It can be found in gardens, field crops, and roadside flowers. Adults are up to 3/4 of an inch long and solid green in color.

Photo credit: Extension Entomology, Texas A&M University


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Last modified:  August 10, 2001 by John A. Jackman