Spotted Lanternfly: Research Accelerates in Effort to Contain Invasive Pest

Annapolis, MD; February 17, 2021—When the invasive spotted lanternfly arrived in the United States in 2014, it was immediately recognized for the threat it posed to native plants and crops. A community of researchers and experts in science, agriculture, and government sprang into action to respond, improving our chances for containing the pest and curbing its potential for damage. While the effort continues, a new collection curated by the Entomological Society of America’s family of…

Source: Entomological Society of America (ESA)

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