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  Green Stink Bug (Plautia affinis)





Green Stink Bug | Plautia affinis photo
Green Stink Bug on Bougainvillea plant

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Green Stink Bug | Plautia affinis photo
Green Stink Bug

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



GREEN STINK BUG FACTS

Identification
The Green Stink Bug is mainly green and looks waxy with a lightly dimpled texture.

Size
8mm

Food
Various plants. Can be a pest of stone fruits, mulberries, grapes and vegetables such as beans and tomatoes

Range
Queensland and New South Wales



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hemiptera
Family:Pentatomidae
Genus:Plautia
Species:affinis
Common Name:Green Stink Bug