Harmful Asian stink bug turns up in Cedar Rapids

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An Asian insect pest has found its way to Iowa. State officials say a brown marmorated stink bug showed up dead in Cedar Rapids.
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Ron in Afghanistan

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They're ALL OVER Maryland!!!!
Roach for the Stars

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It's bad enough to be a bug, but ya gotta stink too.

“Dum Di Dum”

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Mar 8, 2011
 
"The bugs damage fruit, vegetable and grain crops, shade trees and ornamental plants."...And pollute the air...Remembers me someone...
ketola

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Oh boy this will be a fun one. Another good reason not to import anything from Asia.
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Mar 8, 2011
 
Interesting. I've seen these in Washington county when I was young...
tiger

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Mar 8, 2011
 
Are they sure it isn't one of the MIA Senators from Wisconsin?
Rob

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Mar 8, 2011
 
Another BOFH wrote:
Interesting. I've seen these in Washington county when I was young...
Shield bugs are all over. And most of them make a stink when disturbed. That doesn't mean you saw this species. There is a species in Mexico that is made into salsa. The rather poor description in the article really does nothing to distinguish it from other species.
theonlyharleyhon ey

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JustRightNow wrote:
"The bugs damage fruit, vegetable and grain crops, shade trees and ornamental plants."...And pollute the air...Remembers me someone...
Like what their pine beetle has done to the trees.
I did not know this..
We had them by the thousands in Lillooet BC,,, one year a lot of them,,,
They are horrible creatures...

Since: Jan 11

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Mar 8, 2011
 
Sure no dog to blame that flatulence attack on, you have to blame a bug.
Silverfish

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Mar 8, 2011
 
When it reached IOWA it DIED.
Does that not tell everyone that it was probably out stinked.
theonlyharleyhon ey

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The Green Onion wrote:
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Little f**kers. Speaking of which, how are you today?:-)
LMCLTAO!Back at ya..how are you today...
I am..,,perfect as always...
I put the bikini pics up,,and got the responses I expected from some of the herd.... same old shit,,different day..
theonlyharleyhon ey

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Wolverines wrote:
Sure no dog to blame that flatulence attack on, you have to blame a bug.
Dog???? LOL!
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Mar 8, 2011
 
theonlyharleyhoney wrote:
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Like what their pine beetle has done to the trees.
I did not know this..
We had them by the thousands in Lillooet BC,,, one year a lot of them,,,
They are horrible creatures...
Your relatives?
stupidass

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theonlyharleyhoney wrote:
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LMCLTAO!Back at ya..how are you today...
I am..,,perfect as always...
I put the bikini pics up,,and got the responses I expected from some of the herd.... same old shit,,different day..
did u no that the majority of women lying on a bed their tummys look flat? ur pictures are no different. lol at the dumbass with the heavy make up around the lucille ball eyes. y don't you take a picture close up and sideways to really prove these are not last years photos. ur zebra bed spread looks like its been around a long time. what is that streak in the middle? that scar looks nasty is that from a tummy tuck?

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