The state Department of Agriculture says Spotted Lanternflies feed on 70 different types of plants and treesREAD MORE: DMX Dies At Age 50 After Days On Life Support At White Plains Hospital
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: Road To Reopening: Luna Park Welcomes Back Guests For Family Fun In Coney Island
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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