The invasive spotted lanternfly was recently discovered in Princeton by the municipality’s BioBlitz.
The destructive insect was spotted on Friday morning near S Harrison Street, according to BioBlitz‘s website.
The Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is native to China and was first detected in Pennsylvania in September 2014. It has since spread to New Jersey.
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By Alexis Tarrazi
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