Tag Archives: Stiretrus anchorago

08.11.2021 Another Stinky

I take their word for it as I have never smelled one of these either.  I guess I would if I handled one but I don’t make a habit of handling insects. Anchor Stink Bug-Stiretrus anchorago Annual visitor to my … Continue reading

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08.27.2020-They’re really not that bad

When folks think of stink bugs they don’t do so with enthusiasm.  But they are actually beneficial to gardeners.  Anchor Stink Bugs- Stiretrus anchorago are predatory, feeding on the larvae of many beetles and lepidoptera that are considered pests themselves. One reason … Continue reading

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