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What kind of insect/bug is this?

I have moved into a new apartment in kt Bern and I keep finding these?

They look like kissing bugs so I thought I'd ask!

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Old 02.01.2019, 11:06
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Re: What kind of insect/bug is this?

Brown marmorated stink bug, an invasive species from Asia. Seems Swiss immigration couldn't stop that invasion.
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Old 02.01.2019, 11:36
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Re: What kind of insect/bug is this?

They'll hibernate in your house, but if you keep the house warm enough they may remain active. Catch them and toss them outside...they don't bite (at least they never bit me, and I caught tons of them by hand).
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Old 02.01.2019, 11:58
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They'll hibernate in your house, but if you keep the house warm enough they may remain active. Catch them and toss them outside...they don't bite (at least they never bit me, and I caught tons of them by hand).
There is a reason why they are called: "Stink Bugs"
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They are OK. Much better than kakilacken!
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Re: What kind of insect/bug is this?

Hey all, thanks for the quick responses
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They are OK. Much better than kakilacken!
Actually Kakerlaken are very interesting animals.
I have fond memories of cockroach races, also cockroach powder was used as medicine and you can train them to run a maize.
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