Exotic Pest Reporting
Natalie Hummel, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Bugwood.org
Rice stink bug
Rice stink bug (Tibraca limbativentris) is an insect pest of rice, soybean, tomato, wheat, . It is a native of Central and South America.
Both adult and nymphs feed on plants causing a condition known as whiteheads and deadharts. Introduction into North America may result in serious losses to US and Mexican rice production. Other economically important crops may serve as host plants as well. Hosts:.