spotted lanternfly

A spotted lanternfly adult and nymphs on a tree branch in Reading, near The Pagoda landmark.

The spotted lanternflies in Pennsylvania have entered their next life cycle stage.

We recently reported that lanternflies were in their nymph stage

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture reported that the spotted lanternfly nymphs were beginning to turn red, which means they are heading into their next stage of life.

Some lanternflies will stay in this stage until September, while others will form into full-fledged adults sometime by December.

Through the Viewfinder: Lanternfly

Here's what to do if you spot a spotted lanternfly.

Currently, Lancaster County is one of the counties quarantined by the Department of Agriculture for the infestation of lanternflies. Other counties involved are Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lebanon, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia and Schuylkill.

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