Spotted Lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly (SLF), Lycornma delicatula, is a non-native pest and a sapsucker that impacts a variety of plant species. A potentially very serious pest of grapes, peaches, hops, and a variety of other crops, the spotted lanternfly was first detected in Frederick County, Virginia, in January 2018.

If you are a logger moving materials out of the quarantined area, please use the Spotted Lanternfly Logger Self-Inspection Checklist before you go.

*Current quarantines exist in Virginia, read more about quarantines.


Additional Resources

For more information on how to identify the spotted lanternfly or find additional resources please visit the Virginia Cooperative Extension website.

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Spotted Lanternfly in Virginia
Spotted Lanternfly in Virginia

Information on how to identify the spotted lanternfly or find additional resources are available on this Virginia Cooperative Extension website.

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Spotted Lanternfly Logger Self-Inspection Checklist - Slow the Spread!!!
Spotted Lanternfly Logger Self-Inspection Checklist – Slow the Spread!!!FT0050

Forestry topic information sheet provides a checklist for loggers to do a self-inspection for spotted lanternfly, including photos of what to be looking for.

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