I've never seen this before

Asked July 19, 2019, 3:48 PM EDT

These little flying pests have invaded my back yard, mainly my patio umbrella. I've never seen them before. What is this, and how do I get rid of them?

Shelby County Tennessee urban integrated pest management

1 Response

your picture is not great, but this looks like the Kudzu bug. You can read information here:

https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/W358.pdf

For more information contact your local County Extension office, or the folks at Univ. of Tennessee Extension.