SEE IT, REPORT IT – Spotted Lantern Fly

November 1, 2019

Various Life Stages of the Spotted Lantern Fly


What to do: If you see egg masses, scrape them off, double bag and throw away. You can also place the eggs into alcohol, bleach or hand sanitizer to kill them.

Collect a specimen: Specimens of any life stage can be turned in to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s lab for verification.

Take a picture: With your GPS function turned on your smartphone or a camera with GPS, take a photograph of ANY life stage (including egg masses). Submit picture to:

Report a site: If you can’t take a specimen or photograph, call and leave detailing your sighting and contact information.

NJ Spotted Lantern Fly Hotline – 833-223-2840 (BADBUGO)