Southern green stinkbug
- Adult: Dull green and shield-shaped with dark red or black eyes and black dots along the sides of the abdomen. About ¾" long.
- Nymphs: Look similar to adults but are light yellow, smaller and don’t have wings.
- Eggs: Laid on leaf undersides and are white to yellow, barrel shaped and firmly glued together in a mass.
Timing of damage: VE to R3
Type of damage: Shriveled or deformed seeds; ear damage
Scouting: Shake the plants in about 3' of a row over a muslin cloth and count the bugs.
Economic threshold: One stinkbug per 1' of row.