The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species new to southeastern Pennsylvania and poses a threat to trees and crops. This webpage contains detailed information about how to identify spotted lanternflies.
The most effective way to combat spotted lanternflies is to squish them! Whether in their beetle-like stage in the spring or full-grown adult form in the summer and fall, it is critical that spotted lanternflies be killed on sight.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is the lead agency on spotted lanternfly remediation. If you see a spotted lanternfly, please report it to the Department of Agriculture. The report form allows for up to 999 spotted lanternflies to be reported at once.