Unidentified bugs

Asked September 4, 2018, 6:21 PM EDT

Found these little buggers by my geraniums. Can you identify them

Macomb County Michigan insect identification

1 Response

Those are most likely nymphs of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys). This is an invasive species that feeds on a variety of plants and can be a nuisance by entering homes in the fall and winter. If you would like more information, here is a page from Michigan State University's IPM program: https://www.canr.msu.edu/ipm/invasive_species/brown_marmorated_stink_bug