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Species Lycorma delicatula - Spotted Lanternfly

Lycorma delicatula egg mass - Lycorma delicatula Immature Lycorma 1st Instar - Lycorma delicatula Spotted Lanternfly - Lycorma delicatula - Lycorma delicatula Lycorma delicatula nymphs - Lycorma delicatula beautiful leafhopper? - Lycorma delicatula beautiful leafhopper? - Lycorma delicatula Dreaded new bug - Lycorma delicatula Spotted  jumping bug - Lycorma delicatula
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Fulgoridae (Fulgorid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Aphaeninae
Genus Lycorma
Species delicatula (Spotted Lanternfly)
Other Common Names
spot clothing wax cicada
Explanation of Names
Lycorma delicatula (White 1845)
Range
native to China, India, Japan and Vietnam; invasive in Korea and in our area (PA; Berks Co. Sep 2014)(1)
Remarks
SIGHTING REPORTS WANTED: Experts are working to delimit the current population and find new infestations of this species. Please report sightings on the Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture website.
earliest NA record: PA 2014(1)
Print References
Kim J.G., Lee E.-H., Seo Y.-M., Kim N.-Y. (2011) Cyclic behavior of Lycorma delicatula (Insecta: Hemiptera: Fulgoridae) on host plants. J. Insect Behav. 24: 423-435. (Full text)
Internet References
Fact sheet (Canadian Food Inspection 2016)
Pest profile (Dara 2014)