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Old 10-03-2012, 07:15 PM   #1
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new kind of bug

came back from the sevierville rally and must have been parked under a tree of some kind that had some bugs on it that look like little stink bugs or potato bugs, they fly. Anyway, must have been on my slides and when we pulled the slides in they came in too. I am still getting them, two weeks later, they are on the front curtains, on the a/c vent, etc. Don't know where they are coming from, never had bugs before, I must have gotten rid of at least 8 today. My cat sees one and points, and I go after it. I will call the exterminator if we can't solve this problem, anyone else have these after the rally?
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Can you post a photo? That might be helpful.


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Old 10-03-2012, 07:20 PM   #3
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Most likely brown mamorated stink bugs. We just left the area, also, and are still finding some every day. Another "gift" from our Chinese friends, I read.
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:20 PM   #4
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Definitely Stink bugs. We have been flooded with them in NC this year. Regular bug spray does no good. I would not mention this to your neighbors cause next year you guys will be flooded as they breed like knats. You certainly do not want the blame for this plague
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:24 PM   #5
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Yep, sounds like the Asian stink bug. Use this to kill them: Raid Fumigator Fumigating Fogger - Walmart.com . I use it twice a year to de-bug my coach, works great.
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It is being called an invasion this year and could be worse next spring. Feds scramble to halt stink bug invasion | WashingtonExaminer.com
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:28 PM   #7
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how are you going to get rid of them,
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Google stink bug traps, and on YouTube there is an inexpensive trap using a puck light and soda bottle. This should work great in a closed Motorhome.

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Old 10-04-2012, 10:49 AM   #10
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Only eight? I just bombed my motorhome and must have vacuumed up 100 or more. Still a few in there. We're loading to go to FL so I'll bomb it again in a week or two. Two bombing of two canisters each time has got them all the last three years. They are just persistent and prolific little buggers.
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We're in Shenandoah National Park in our toad and they are all over the place. We had them bad in Pittsburgh too. Nasty.
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Are these anything like the regular old stink bugs we have in the south that really STINK if you smash them?
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That"s them. Irritating little %#'+=.
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Yup, we had a number of these little hitch hikers too. Thought they were about gone when I went topside to scrub the roof. Several more scattered from under the A/C and vent covers as I sprayed water. Haven't seen one in a couple days now though they are, no doubt, out trying to populate our little corner of South Carolina with their progeny.
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