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Latest BMSB finds at the border

Latest BMSB finds at the border

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27 Oct 21 Biosecurity News

Latest BMSB finds at the border

Since the start of the high-risk season in September, there have been more than 900 Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) found at the border.

More detail can be read in the January KVH risk update for BMSB, which includes latest data reported by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and information about activities involving KVH to make sure that everything possible is being done to manage the threat posed by this unwanted pest.

The risk period for BMSB stretches throughout the summer so remember to be on the lookout and report anything unusual. Information and videos about the impacts of this bug are available on the KVH website.


KVH investigates reports of unusual symptoms to identify and manage any biosecurity risks.

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