The state Department of Agriculture says Spotted Lanternflies feed on 70 different types of plants and treesREAD MORE: Juneteenth 2021: Tri-State Area Events Honoring Liberation Of America's Last Enslaved People
The insects have been spotted in the following New Jersey counties, which are under quarantine:
Anyone who drives through a quarantined county is asked to inspect their vehicle for the insect before leaving.READ MORE: New York Scaling Back Mass COVID Vaccination Sites, Adding Pop-Ups At Early Voting Locations
The Department of Agriculture has also released a checklist of items that should be inspected before leaving a quarantine county.
Any New Jersey residents who see a Spotted Lanternfly in any other county should email the exact address to Slfemail@example.com or call 609-406-6943.
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