green stink bug

(Chinavia hilare)

Conservation Status
green stink bug
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

NNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

This is the most common stink bug in Minnesota.

 
     
 

Size

 
 

 

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Woodlands, edges, crops, fields, orchards, gardens.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Season

 
 

May to frost, one generation

 
     
 

Behavior

 
 

 

 
     
 

Life Cycle

 
 

 

 
     
 

Nymph Food

 
 

 

 
     
 

Adult Food

 
 

Juices of leaves, flowers, and fruit. Adults prefer maturing seeds and fruit.

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

7, 24, 27, 29, 30, 82.
 
  1/24/2021      
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
 

Order

Hemiptera (true bugs, cicadas, hoppers, aphids and allies)  
 

Suborder

Heteroptera (true bugs)  
 

Infraorder

Pentatomomorpha (pentatomomorph bugs)  
 

Superfamily

Pentatomoidea (stink bugs, shield bugs, and allies)  
 

Family

Pentatomidae (stink bugs)  
 

Subfamily

Pentatominae  
  Tribe Pentatomini  
 

Genus

Acrosternum  
 

Subgenus

Chinavia  
       
 

This species was originally named Pentatoma hilaris. Later, the name was changed to Acrosternum hilaris. In 2005 it was classified as Chinavia hilaris.

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Acrosternum hilaris

Chinavia hilare

Chinavia hilaris

Nezara hilaris

Pentatoma hilaris

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

green soldier bug

green stink bug

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Visitor Photos
 
           
 

Share your photo of this insect.

 
  This button not working for you?
Simply email us at info@MinnesotaSeasons.com.
Attach one or more photos and, if you like, a caption.
 
 

Alfredo Colon

 
    green stink bug   green stink bug  
           
    green stink bug      
 

Scott Bemman

 
    green stink bug      
 

Sandra T.

 
  Attached is a photo of what google lens identified as a green stink bug nymph. It was crawling on the screen.   green stink bug  
 

Sandy

 
 

Found on my porch.

 
    green stink bug   green stink bug  
           
 
MinnesotaSeasons.com Photos
 
    green stink bug   green stink bug  
           

 

Camera

     
 
Slideshows
 
Green Stink Bug (Chinavia hilaris)
Andree Reno Sanborn
  Green Stink Bug (Chinavia hilaris)  
     

 

slideshow

       
 
Visitor Videos
 
       
 

Share your video of this insect.

 
  This button not working for you?
Simply email us at info@MinnesotaSeasons.com.
Attach a video, a YouTube link, or a cloud storage link.
 
 

 

 
     
     
       
       
       
 
Other Videos
 
  Green Stink Bug molting
Carol Snow Milne
 
   
 
About

Published on Nov 15, 2013

Green Stink Bug (Chinavia hilaris) shedding its old exoskeleton. Meadow. Eastern Pennsylvania. Oct. 11, 2013

 
       

 

Camcorder

 
 
Visitor Sightings
 
           
 

Report a sighting of this insect.

 
  This button not working for you?
Simply email us at info@MinnesotaSeasons.com.
Be sure to include a location.
 
  Scott Bemman
August 2020

Location: Baker Park Reserve

grape phylloxera  
  Sandra T.
9/5/2019

Location: Chanhassen, MN

Attached is a photo of what google lens identified as a green stink bug nymph. It was crawling on the screen.

grape phylloxera  
  Alfredo Colon
August 2019

Location: Slinger, Wisconsin

grape phylloxera  
  Sandy
7/29/2017

Location: Visalia, CA

Found on my porch.

grape phylloxera  
  Candy
daily from 8/?? Thru today

Location: On West Rush Lake near Rush City in the yard and in the house

ruined my apple trees!!

 
  Cindy
9/12/2016

Location: Eden Prairie, MN

Found on my deck!

   
           
 
MinnesotaSeasons.com Sightings
 
   

 

 

Binoculars


Created 8/9/2008

Last Updated:

About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | © 2021 MinnesotaSeasons.com. All rights reserved.