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Have You Seen This Insect?

From Rutgers NJ Agricultural Experiment Station:

If you think you have seen or collected a spotted lanternfly please report it (please include the town and county where the specimen was found and attach a photograph) to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and the Department of Entomology at the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences by emailing slanternfly@njaes.rutgers.edu.

The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive species that could be very devastating to some New Jersey crops and hardwood trees. Read about this insect and what to do if you’ve found one on the following sites:

Rutgers fact sheet

NY Times article

NJ Department of Agriculture website

NJ Department of Agriculture press release

Tips from the Raritan Headwaters Association

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