Kudzu Bugs

Kudzu Bugs

  • also called, bean plataspid, lablab bug and globular stink bugs
  • 4-6 mm long
  • have an oblong shape
  • olive-green coloring with brown specks
  • feed on kudzu plants, limabeans, and soybeans
  • also feed on fig trees, wisteria, hydrangeas, snap beans, peas and cowpeas
  • produce a mildly bad odor if disturbed
  • considered to be a nuisance pest
  • you see them typically in the fall when the weather turns a little cooler