Spotted Lanternfly Hitches Ride To Dover

(Dover, DE)  --  Officials say a spotted lantern fly discovered in Kent County last week hitched a ride to Dover.  It was later found dead by a resident and reported to the Delaware Department of Agriculture. The insect is called a "hitchhiker bug" because it can jump and attach itself to vehicles which carry it to a different location.  The spotted lanternfly is a threat to agriculture in the First State, target crops including grapes, peaches and apples.

Source: 24/7 News


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