Florida BMSB Information
Maps and Resources
View reported detections of BMSB nationwide, or report a sighting of the pest (registration required). Source: Penn State.
Send a suspected BMSB specimen to Rutgers University
If you believe that you have captured a BMSB and would like an expert to identify it, mail in your specimen and the Rutgers Department of Entomology will contact you for verification. Source: Rutgers University.
Insect ID Lab at the University of Florida
Experts at the University of Florida are available to help identify any insect. Residents of Florida may send specimens to the Insect ID Lab for identification. Source: Univ. of Florida.
News and Updates
New invasive species, such as the brown marmorated stink bug, are being studied at the biosecurity lab at the University of Florida. Source: NPR News, June 26, 2013
March 16, 2012 Stink bugs migrating to the Deep South
Recently BMSB was detected in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, where farmers grow juicy vegetable and citrus crops the bugs are known to destroy. Source: Washington Post, Mar. 2012