Spotted Lanternfly Sightings Soar in Connecticut

An adult spotted lanternfly with brown wings and black spots shares a tree branch with several late-stage nymphs, characterized by their red color and white spots. (Steve Ausmus/USDA)


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After years of limited sightings in Connecticut, the spotted lanternfly is starting to swarm.

First spotted in the United States in Berks County, Pennsylvania, in 2014, the invasive spotted lanter...

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