In the News: Can Scientists Stop the Plague of the Spotted Lanternfly?
By Jess MacGregor, Smithsonian Magazine
“The voracious, shape-shifting insect native to Asia is attacking crops, vineyards and trees. The four-winged, multicolored, polka-dotted adult is as distinctive as it is destructive. First seen in Pennsylvania in 2014, it has infested five other states.”