Exotic Pest Reporting
holly raguza, Bugwood.org
Spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an insect pest of fruit, ornamental and woody trees, and vines. It is a native of China and was first detected in Pennsylvania in 2014.
This insect will lay 30-50 eggs on any flat surface, enabling them to spread easily and quickly.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
02/13/2018 - New invasive species detected in Virginia
01/18/2018 - W.Va. Sets Email for Reporting Invasive Species
08/14/2017 - 4 PA suburbs added to lanternfly quarantine area
07/25/2017 - Good Prices, Average Pests Make for Peachy Season
09/27/2016 - Spotted Lanternfly Found in Six More Areas
06/13/2016 - Lanternfly traps to be placed in Berks parks
04/23/2015 - Spotted Lanternfly Update - Pennsylvania Landscape
04/07/2015 - Cyclic Behavior of Lycorma delicatula on Host Plants