Green Stink Bug, Acrosternum hilare (Say) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
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Gomez, Celina, and Russell F. Mizell, III. 2009. “Green Stink Bug, Acrosternum Hilare (Say) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): EENY-431/IN794, 2/2009”. EDIS 2009 (2). Gainesville, FL.


EENY-431, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Celina Gomez and Russell F. Mizell III, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this commonly encountered pest of seeds, grain, nuts, and fruit — its distribution, description, life cycle and biology, hosts, damage, and management. Includes selected references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, February 2009.

EENY-431/IN794: Green Stink Bug, Chinavia hilaris (Say) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) (
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