Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA September 22, 2014
Lycorma Delicatula, The Spotted Lanternfly, a new first in nation record
Currently the subject of a quarantine.
The Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (White), an invasive planthopper has been discovered in Berks County. The pest is native to China, India, Japan, Vietnam, and introduced to Korea where it is a pest. This pest attacks many hosts including grapes, apple, pines, stone fruits, and Tree of Heaven and has the potential to greatly impact the grape, fruit tree, and logging industries.
Contributed by Lawrence Barringer on 3 November, 2014 - 8:37am Last updated 3 November, 2014 - 6:32pm
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