How to Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Eggs and Report Your Efforts

People can reduce the populations of spotted lanternfly on their properties by killing the overwintering eggs.
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Updated: August 9, 2018

How to Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Eggs and Report Your Efforts

Spotted lanternfly egg masses. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer

Residents of the infested area are encouraged to inspect their trees and other objects for spotted lanternfly egg masses, and destroy them before they hatch. Experts expect the eggs will start to hatch in early May, so late March through April is a great time to do this.

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