The state Department of Agriculture says Spotted Lanternflies feed on 70 different types of plants and treesREAD MORE: New Jersey Officials Monitoring Omicron Variant, But Say Delta Is Still A Concern As Travel Picks Up
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: NYC 'Strongly Recommends' Masks In Public Indoor Spaces, As Omicron Variant Reaches North America
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 Slffirstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-406-6943.
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