A Washington Post article about the migration of stink bugs to the deep South quoted Dan Suiter, an associate professor of entomology in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
“They’re a general nuisance,” Suiter said. “I was just driving home yesterday and had one in my vehicle. They fly very well. We’ve found it on the 40th floor of high rises. When we first found it in 2009, they covered 2,500 square miles in the area. Their known distribution as of last fall is 108,000 square miles.”