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I am finding quite a few of this bugs crawling about my house please help identify.

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Lisa,

This is called the brown marmorated stink bug. See http://www.livingwithbugs.com/brown_marmorated_stinkbug.html for pictures and suggestions for control. They are harmless but can become a nuisance. Post a follow up if you have questions.

Jack DeAngelis  

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Jack DeAngelis

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I can answer questions in any area of entomology (study of insects, spiders, mites, ticks, and other terrestrial arthropods). Contact me about home and garden insects, insects that bite and sting, and insects that damage homes such as carpenter ants and termites.

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20 years as university extension entomologist, now retired; currently publish a website about home and garden insects.

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see www.livingwithbugs.com/resume.html

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Ph.D. in Entomology

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