Most states are considered at risk. See Pest Tracker for details
If you find an insect that you suspect is the spotted lanternfly, please report it to the following experts to have the specimen identified properly:
New Jersey: email@example.com or call 1-833-223-2840 (BADBUG0)
Delaware: online, https://agriculture.delaware.gov/plant-industries/spotted-lanternfly/; email HitchHikerBug@state.de.us, or call (302) 698-4586.
New York: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maryland: call (410) 841-5920 or email DontBug.MD@maryland.gov
West Virginia, report and send pictures of suspect spotted lanternfly to email@example.com.
In Other States
If you suspect any life stage of the spotted lanternfly (egg mass through adults), please contact your local Extension office or State Plant Regulatory Official to report it.
If you find an insect or egg mass that you suspect is the spotted lanternfly, contact your local Extension office or State Plant Regulatory Official to report it.
For more information, homeowners can reference the “Spotted Lanternfly Management for Homeowners” factsheet available through Pennsylvania State University Extension.