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Hello, I need your help to identify this insect, a bunch of those have appeared in my bedroom and seem like they are going in by the window.

They don't fly (at least I haven't seen any of them fly)

Please help.

Hi, Andre:

The insect in your image is the nymph (juvenile, immature, "baby") stage of some kind of stink bug or shield bug.  There are entire family-level classifications of these that occur in your country but not in the USA, so I cannot give you more than a general answer.

Most stink bugs feed on plant sap, so they are not anything more than a nuisance indoors.

Hope that helps!


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I answer insect and spider identification questions ONLY. Attach images if possible. No "what bit me?", "what do I feed this bug in captivity?", or science fair project questions please. NO TECHNICAL QUESTIONS ABOUT INSECT PHYSIOLOGY.


Principal author, Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America. Professional entomologist employed previously at University of Massachusetts, Chase Studio, Inc., and Cincinnati Zoo; contract work for West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Smithsonian Institution, and Portland (Oregon) State University.

Author, Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America, Missouri Conservationist magazine, Ranger Rick, Birds & Blooms, Timeline (journal of the Ohio Historical Society). I have contributed to several books as well.

Oregon State University, undergraduate major in entomology, did not receive degree.

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