EPPO Global Database

Lycorma delicatula(LYCMDE)

Distribution details in United States of America

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/023) : first found in September 2014 in the county of Berks (Pennsylvania). Eradication measures are being implemented.

Found on Ailanthus altissima and wild Vitis, in Berks, Bucks, Chester, Lehigh, and Montgomery counties (Penn, Dept. of Agriculture, 2016-10).

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/211) : recorded in 13 counties in Pennsylvania and in Delaware (1 specimen collected in New Castle county). Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/053) : recorded near Winchester in Virginia, 1 dead specimen found in New York state. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/173) : recorded in New Jersey (under eradication) and specimens were again found in New York State.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/249) : recorded in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia, and more recently in Connecticut and Ohio. Isolated findings or interceptions from New York state, Maine, Massachusetts and Oregon.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/166) : first found in Indiana (Switzerland county) in July 2021.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/190) : isolated findings in Rhode Island, Vermont, Kansas.
References
* Barringer LE, Donovall LR, Spichiger SE, Lynch D, Henry D (2015) The first New World record of Lycorma delicatula (Insecta: Hemiptera: Fulgoridae). Entomological News 125(1), 20-23.
------- First record.

* Dara SK, Barringer L, Arthurs SP (2015) Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae): a new invasive pest in the United States. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 61(1), 20, DOI: 10.1093/jipm/pmv021
-------- Established in the counties of Berks, Montgomery and Chester (Pennsylvania).

* INTERNET
- Cornell University. New York State Integrated Pest Management. Spotted lanternfly (2020-10-29). Confirmed spotted lanternfly locations. https://nysipm.cornell.edu/environment/invasive-species-exotic-pests/spotted-lanternfly/
- Delaware.gov (2017-11-20) Spotted lanternfly confirmed in Delaware. https://news.delaware.gov/2017/11/20/spotted-lanternfly-confirmed-delaware/
- IN.gov. Indiana Department of Natural Resources (2021-07) Spotted Lanternfly. https://www.in.gov/dnr/entomology/pests-of-concern/spotted-lanternfly/
- Growing Produce (2018-09-12). Dreaded spotted lanternfly found in Finger Lakes. https://www.growingproduce.com/fruits/dreaded-spotted-lanternfly-found-finger-lakes/
- Hays Post (2021-09-13) Discovery of invasive bug bad news for state of Kansas. https://hayspost.com/posts/3ce80980-633a-4a66-8c62-feb709ea3e36 (via USDA - National Invasive Species Information Center: https://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/terrestrial/invertebrates/spotted-lanternfly)
- New Jersey Register (2018-08-20) Spotted lanternfly quarantine. Adopted emergency new rules and concurrent proposed new rules: N.J.A.C. 2, 20-10. https://www.state.nj.us/agriculture/rule/rule22010.pdf
- New York State. Agriculture and Markets (2017-11-29) NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets confirms finding of spotted lanternfly invasive insect. https://www.agriculture.ny.gov/AD/release.asp?ReleaseID=3637
- Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Spotted Lanternfly. Quarantine. http://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Plants_Land_Water/PlantIndustry/Entomology/spotted_lanternfly/quarantine/Pages/default.aspx
- Rhode Island Government. Press Release (2021-08-06) Spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest targeting plants and trees, detected for first time in Rhode Island. https://www.ri.gov/press/view/41798
State of Vermont (US). Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (2021-08-30) Invasive insect ‘spotted lanternfly’ found in out-of-state shipment to Rutland, Vermont. https://agriculture.vermont.gov/agency-agriculture-food-markets-news/invasive-insect-%E2%80%98spotted-lanternfly%E2%80%99-found-out-state-shipment
- Rhode Island Government. Press Release (2021-08-06) Spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest targeting plants and trees, detected for first time in Rhode Island. https://www.ri.gov/press/view/41798
- State of Vermont (US). Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (2021-08-30) Invasive insect ‘spotted lanternfly’ found in out-of-state shipment to Rutland, Vermont. https://agriculture.vermont.gov/agency-agriculture-food-markets-news/invasive-insect-%E2%80%98spotted-lanternfly%E2%80%99-found-out-state-shipment
- University of Delaware. Genus Lycorma Stål, 1983. http://ag.udel.edu/research/planthoppers/families/species/Lycorma.htm
- USDA-APHIS/PPQ. Pest Alert. Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula). http://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/plant_health/2014/alert_spotted_lanternfly.pdf
- Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (2018-02-08). New invasive pest detected in Virginia. http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/press-releases-180208-spottedlanternfly.shtml

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports.
- USA (2019-08-23) Lycorma delicatula (White) (Spotted Lanternfly): APHIS provides an update on activities. https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/lycorma-delicatula-spotted-lanternfly-aphis-provides-update-activities
- USA (2018-09-21) Lycorma delicatula (White) (Spotted Lanternfly): APHIS provides an update on activities. https://www.pestalerts.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=772