brown marmorated stink bug

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)- an emerging invasive pest

In August, 2004 a single specimen of brown marmorated stink bug was caught in a trap in southeast Portland's Ladd's Addition. Currently this stink bug is expanding is distribution in Oregon. This stink bug causes plant damage and is also a nuisance pest, invading households during cold weather similar to other insects such as box elder bugs. The following links have more information about this stink bug.

Oregon State University Department of Horticulture. Brown marmorated stink bug
Information and updates on brown marmorated stink bug.

Stop BMSB. Biology, ecology, and management of brown marmorated stink bug in specialty crops. A multi-state project funded by USDA to extend information on brown marmarated stink bug. A useful site for management information, there is ornamentals specific information.

Penn State Brown marmorated stink bug fact sheet

Northeastern IPM Center: Brown marmorated stink bug information

Rutger's control fact sheet on the brown marmorated stink bug

Invasive species: brown marmorated stink bug
Picture rich website.

Additional stink bug resources:

Stink Bugs of Oregon. Oregon Department of Agriculture <30 August 2017>


Original version: (11 August 2014)

Last update (30 August 2017)

Author: R.L. Rosetta, Extension Nursery Integrated Pest Management, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University/NWREC.

Brown marm stinkbug