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Why are there so many stink bugs around this year?
Well, it's partially due to the weather. During the spring months, the bugs are outside, living in the warmth. They lay their eggs during this time, which then hatch during the summer. As the weather cools during the Fall, stink bugs start to look for shelter.
Where are all the stink bugs coming from?
Where Did All These Stink Bugs Come From? Brown marmorated stink bugs are an invasive species originally native to Southeast Asia. They made their way to the US starting around 1998 and spread very quickly. In Michigan, they live around the tree fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants, and legumes they feed on.
Why is my house full of stink bugs?
Stink bugs come inside a home because they want a warm place to stay during colder weather while they are inactive. If it's hard for them to enter a house, they'll go somewhere else. When they find a good place to stay, they release a pheromone that attracts more stink bugs.