Kudzu Bug

What is Kudzu Bug?

Kudzu bug was found in the United States in October of 2009. Since then, it has spread throughout the southeast. Where it has spread, it has become a nuisance pest as adults look to overwinter in buildings and a new pest of soybean.

Two rounded-corner square kudzu bugs next to each other. Both have a small dot pattern across body in a non-uniform pattern.
Kudzu bug sitting on thumbnail to show insect size.