Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted Lanternfly - What to Look For

Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an aggressive invasive species that is present in several states. It is currently found in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, New York, West Virginia, Ohio, Connecticut, Indiana, and New Jersey with sightings in several other nearby states. Although this pest is not present in Nebraska, it is important to be vigilant for it.   

Spotted Lanternfly Look-alikes (Not yet present in Nebraska)

Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula), is a new invasive species that poses one of the largest threats to American agriculture and trees in decades. Currently found in Southeast Pennsylvania and nearby regions, it has many look-alike native species that could make detection difficult. This guide will assist in the identification and possible early detection if this pest shows up in Nebraska.