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Spotted Lanternfly Alert

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February 22, 2019

"The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) today announced that a single dead specimen of spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest, was reported and confirmed at a private residence in Boston. As a result, MDAR urges the public to check for signs of spotted lanternfly adults in any potted plants that they may have received over the holiday season and to report any potential sightings of this pest on MDAR’s online reporting form by taking photographs and collecting a specimen if possible. Residents should look for large, gray insects, about one inch long, with black spots and red underwings." See full report form MDAR by clicking here

We will keep you posted as new information becomes available, until then, however, click here for information on this invasive insect pest.

Spotted lanternfly adult

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Agriculture