Invasive Species in Delaware - Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula)

For those of you that venture into Delaware, the Delaware Department of Agriculture issued guidelines for detecting and reporting the newly introduced Spotted Lanternfly. The link below provides pictures of the various life stages. This plant hopper is native to China, India and Vietnam, was first observed in Pennsylvania in 2014 and is a potential threat to commercial crops.

https://dda.delaware.gov/plantind/spotted-lanternfly.shtml

Posted by ellendale ellendale, January 08, 2018 13:04

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Thanks--didn't know the Lanternfly had been spotted here. (Dang.) Anyway, it's good to have the information, and now I'll keep an eye out for the pest and be more careful before I transport anything.

Posted by octobertraveler about 3 years ago (Flag)

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