Spotted lanternfly is an invasive plant hopper which has been found in northern Delaware and surrounding states. Fall is the season of the year when this pest is laying eggs. Accidental transport of the adults or the egg masses on vehicles or materials can contribute to spread of this pest.
See Delaware Department of Agriculture’s website for information about the quarantine related to spotted lanternfly and their factsheet below for information on identification and how to report sightings.
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