Spoted Lanternfly Lifecycle

Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect that has spread throughout Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. SLF feeds on the plant sap of many different plants including grapevines, maples, black walnut, and other important plants in PA. SLF are typically active during the April to November Months.

To report a sighting, use the Penn State Extension reporting form or call 1-888-422-3359.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: Spotted Lanternfly - APHIS

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture: Spotted Lanternfly - PDA

Penn State Extension: Spotted Lanternfly - PSU


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