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Spotted Lanternfly Management

When managing the spotted lanternfly, you need to focus on two areas – vegetation management and destroying any life stage of the spotted lanternfly. Tree of Heaven The tree of heaven is an important food source, and eliminating this invasive helps decrease the spotted lanternfly population. This is a tree often seen in industrial parks, […]

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Reporting Spotted Lanternfly

Reporting sightings of spotted lanternfly outside of New Castle County is significant. Citizen reports help us determine how these insects are moving and which transportation pathways they are utilizing. These reports also allow us to notify agricultural operations that have plants vulnerable to this insect. While spotted lanternfly are planthoppers, they can fly and are […]

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Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine

On February 28, 2019, the Delaware Department of Agriculture signed Emergency Regulations for Spotted Lanternfly that has enacted a quarantine for this pest. The spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicata, is a threat to Delaware and the United States. This insect is a destructive, invasive plant hopper that attacks many hosts, including forests, ornamental trees, orchards, hops, […]

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Spotted Lanternfly

What is the Spotted Lanternfly? The spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicata, is a threat to Delaware and the United States. This insect is detrimental to Delaware’s agricultural industries, the environment, residential areas, and has an impact on interstate commerce. This insect is a destructive, invasive plant hopper that attacks many hosts, including forests, ornamental trees, orchards, […]

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