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Spotted lantern fly on campus

A spotted lanternfly was just reported from Reed College campus, see iNaturalist at

This exotic species is not known from western North America, yet. Considering its potential as a crop and nuisance pest, the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) would like to detect populations as early as possible and, ideally, eliminate them.

ODA would like to raise awareness of this invasive insect and ask people to report sightings. The insect is charismatic and relatively easy to identify. Here is a link to our ODA pest alert:

For more information, contact Josh Vlach or visit:

Posted on Apr 11, 2023

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