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- Brown marmorated stink bug was recently found in San Luis Obispo County in an incoming shipment of household items from Pennsylvania.
- BMSB feeds on a variety of hosts that include fruit trees, broadleaved trees, vegetables, field crops, and ornamental plants.
- In California, Los Angeles County is the only place where populations of BMSB are known to exist.
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