Black Stink Bug Proxys punctulatus (Palisot) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)

How to Cite

Gomez, Celina, and Russell Mizell, III. 2009. “Black Stink Bug Proxys Punctulatus (Palisot) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)”. EDIS 2009 (2).


EENY-432, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Celina Gomez and Russell F. Mizell III, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this stink bug with broad geographical range in the Americas — distribution, description, life cycle and biology, hosts, and damage. Includes selected references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, February 2009.


The documents contained on this website are copyrighted by the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) for the people of the State of Florida. UF/IFAS retains all rights under all conventions, but permits free reproduction by all agents and offices of the Cooperative Extension Service and the people of the State of Florida. Permission is granted to others to use these materials in part or in full for educational purposes, provided that full credit is given to the UF/IFAS, citing the publication, its source, and date of publication.