Spotted Lanternfly New Jersey
The Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is local to China and was first identified in Pennsylvania in September 2014. Spotted lanternfly benefits from many organic product, fancy and woody trees, with tree-of-paradise being one of the favored hosts. Spotted lanternflies are intrusive and can be spread significant distances by individuals who move pervaded material or things containing egg masses. Whenever permitted to spread in the US, this irritation could genuinely affect the nation’s grape, plantation, and logging enterprises.
Spotted lanternfly populations are currently found in 14 states including: Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and West Virginia.