Let Us Spray Your Backyard

for Mosquitos, Box Elder Bugs,
Japanese & Asian Beetles, Spiders

Wasps & Yellow Jackets

So You Can Enjoy The Summer

and NOT the Insects & Flying Bugs

 

 

* First Name * Last Name Address City StateZip * Phone Email List insects you want controlled; Mosquito Control, Wasps, Yellow Jackets, Ants, Spiders, Deer Ticks, Asian or Japanese Beetles, Box Elder Bugs How did you find us? If a friend or neighbor referred you,
what is their name?
Best Contact Time  

Latest Wisconsin Insect: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

The hits just keep coming, in the form of more unwelcomed six-legged visitors whose real home is across the oceans.

 

A surge of offensive bugs has washed over our Tabor neighborhood Pewaukee and Wisconsin in the past two decades: the emerald ash borer and gypsy moth to name a few. All are resident to foreign countries. All have caused environmental and economic havoc in the United States, where no natural predators exist to control them.

 

The most recent invader winging its way here will literally make a smell.

 

The brown marmorated stink bug is ¾-inch long, with a wide back side that tapers to a point, and a rectangular head with long antennae. Native to China and east Asia, the insect has been migrating west since being first discovered in Pennsylvania in 2001.

 

Its name is well-earned. When smushed or crushed, the brown marmorated stink bug emits a strong, creature you'd invite into your Tabor house, right?

 

Fortunately, the brown marmorated stink bug hasn't arrived in large numbers in Tabor or Wisconsin. Stink bug control isn't much of an issue yet. Yet it's only a matter of time.

 

Farmers hate them for more than their smell. The stink bug feed on tree fruits, vegetables, sweet corn and soybeans. Mid-Atlantic apple growers sustained an estimated $37 million in crop losses in 2010 to marmorated stink bugs.

 

The Asian invasive has a cousin that is native to the United States. The brown stink bug looks a lot like the brown marmorated version, except the colors of their undersides are different. We somehow doubt you'll get that far identifying them, though.

 

Brown marmorated stink bugs like to winter inside Tabor your house. If you crack one, you'll figure it out quickly. The nose knows. If you see more in your Tabor house or yard, don't step on them – contact The Mosquito Guy to address their presence in a safe, non-stinky fashion.  Unlike these insects, we'll never stink up your joint.

Getting Rid of The Unwanted Insect: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug near Tabor, WI