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Spotted Lanternfly: What to Look For
Spotted Lanternfly: What to Look For - Articles Articles
Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, is a new threat to Pennsylvania and the United States, and experts are still learning how to combat it. More
Spotted lanternfly adults on Ailanthus. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer
What To Do If You Find Spotted Lanternfly - Articles Articles
The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that was first found in Pennsylvania in 2014. More
Once sticky cards are placed in plastic bags, a marker can be used to highlight and count important insects.
Common Insects Found on Sticky Cards in High Tunnels - Articles Articles
Using sticky cards is an important component of scouting for insects in high tunnels. More
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Forestry, Bugwood.org
Pear Thrips - Articles Articles

Pear Thrips

Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Pear thrips, Taeniothrips inconsequens, was introduced early this century, probably from Europe. More
Source: Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Western Flower Thrips - Articles Articles

Western Flower Thrips

Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Widespread fruit loss from western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, was first observed in early 1990. More
Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Thrips on Cabbage - Articles Articles
The onion thrips, Thrips tabaci Lindeman, is a cosmopolitan insect and one of the most important and destructive pests of cabbage in Pennsylvania. More
Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Onion Thrips - Articles Articles
Onion thrips, Thrips tabaci, are cosmopolitan insects, feeding on a wide variety of vegetable plants, small grains, field crops and weeds. More
Spotted lanternfly nymph. Photo: E. Swackhamer, Penn State
Spotted Lanternfly Eggs Hatching in April This Year - News News
Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is a fulgorid planthopper. More
Spotted lanternfly 4th instar nymphs. Photo: E. Swackhamer, Penn State
How to Comply with the Spotted Lanternfly Regulations - News News
Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the spotted lanternfly (SLF), is a new invasive insect in southeastern Pennsylvania. More
Volunteer Banding and the Treatment Program
Volunteer Banding and the Treatment Program - Videos Videos
Residents in the infested area of Spotted lanternfly can participate in the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's (PDA) volunteer program. More
How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs
How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs - Videos Videos

How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

Emelie Swackhamer

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Pennsylvania State Senator Judy Schwank shares this video to help Pennsylvania residents learn how to scrape and destroy spotted lanternfly egg masses. More
Spotted lanternfly egg masses. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer
How to Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Eggs and Report Your Efforts - News News
People can reduce the populations of spotted lanternfly on their properties by killing the overwintering eggs. More
E. Bradford Walker, Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Bugwood.org
Pear Thrips in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
The pear thrips is native to Europe. Since the 1980s, the pear thrips has been recognized as a forest tree pest in Pennsylvania, particularly damaging sugar maples. More
Spotted Lantern Fly - Host Study
Spotted Lantern Fly - Host Study - Videos Videos
Studies were conducted in 2015 and 2016 to determine what plants Lycorma delicatula (spotted lanternfly) will feed on throughout the growing season. More
Spotted Lantern Fly - Current Quarantine
Spotted Lantern Fly - Current Quarantine - Videos Videos
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has issued a quarantine order to try to stop Lycorma delicatula (spotted lanternfly) from being spread to additional areas. More
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