Thread: Stink bugs
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Old 10-11-2016, 07:10 PM
septimus septimus is offline
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Where I live we sometimes get sudden huge accumulations of various insects, including a species of แมงกะแท้, which I called "stink bug." I called it this in total ignorance because, well, it stank! Before we'd even moved into the house there was a huge accumulation on the balcony and I was afraid the stench would never go away. Fortunately they only arrive in small numbers now, perhaps about once or twice a year.

Looking into it now, I see the bugs I'm speaking of are in the Dung Beetle family, in a completely different Superorder from the Stink Bug family. It's also distinct from (though in the same suborder as) the Stink Beetle family.