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: Similar to adults but light yellow, smaller and wingless.
- Eggs: Laid on leaf undersides and white to yellow, barrel shaped and firmly glued together in a mass.
Timing of damage: R3 to R8
Type of damage: Shrunken, shriveled or misshapen seeds.
Scouting: Use a drop cloth or sweep net. Primarily found in southeastern U.S.
Economic threshold: One stink bug per 1' of row, or 36 stink bugs per 100 sweeps of the net.