Stink bug

Alex Centis


  • Their common name is well, Stink bug
  • Their Scientific name is Pentatomidae

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Hemiptera

Suborder: Heteroptera

Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha

Superfamily: Pentatomoidea

Species: Pentatomidae

Why are Stink bugs even called Stink bugs?

They are called Stink bugs, because when they get frightened their scent glans, which then produces a foul scent. This then gives it the name Stink Bug.

Where are they located?

They are located almost everywhere in the US, but ,mostly in the rural areas, orchards, farms, and gardens.

Do not mess with them

In all if you see a Stinkbug DO NOT mess with it unless your weird and want to smell that nasty scent that evacuates it's scent glands.