Spotted Lantern Fly (SLF) – Information for Residents

Posted on August 27, 2020


The Spotted Lantern Fly is a prevalent nuisance and a destructive invasive species of planthopper.  It feeds upon a wide variety of host plants including important economic crops such as grape vines, walnut trees and ornamental plants.  Hunterdon County is already under quarantine regarding this invasive pest so additional reporting isn’t necessary but residential attempts for population control are encouraged.

You can find additional resources on the following websites:

New Jersey Department of Agriculture: Spotted Lanternfly

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station: Spotted Lantern Fly

Hunterdon County Parks Department: Spotted Lantern Fly

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture: Spotted Lanternfly

PennState Extension: Spotted Lanternfly Management for Residents

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