Spotted Lanternfly Lycorma delicatula (White, 1845)Extralimital  -  Non-native  -  Invasive
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hemiptera   >   Family Fulgoridae   >   Genus Lycorma   

Status:

Not yet recorded in Maryland (January 2018), but confirmation in Berks Co., Pennsyvlania in September 2014 and more recently in New Castle Co., Delaware provides reason to be on alert. Native to China, India, Japan, and Vietnam (invasive in Korea). Read more here and here.

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A female Spotted Lanternfly in Berks Co., Pennsylvania(9/3/2017). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A female Spotted Lanternfly in Berks Co., Pennsylvania(9/3/2017). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A male Spotted Lanternfly in Berks Co., Pennsylvania (9/3/2017). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

Spotted Lanternfly nymph stages collected in Berks Co., Pennsylvania. Specimens from the PA Department of Agriculture. Photo by Tea Kesting-Handly. (MBP list)

A Spotted Lanternfly collected in Pennsylvania (2017). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Spotted Lanternfly collected in Pennsylvania (2017). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Spotted Lanternfly collected in Pennsylvania (2017). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Spotted Lanternfly (wing detail) collected in Pennsylvania (2017). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


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