Definition of shield bug in English:

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shield bug

noun

Another term for stink bug.
Example sentences
  • It is controlled by insecticides and also a predatory shield bug.
  • Although sometimes mistaken for beetles, shield bugs belong to a different group of insects, the Hemiptera.
  • Sadly, the shield bugs, also known as stink bugs, tend to emit a foul odor when alarmed…

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