Some Spotted Lanternfly news for the first week of July

Some Spotted Lanternfly news for the first week of July.

News articles:

What to follow on Twitter:

The nymphs are turning from black to red:

A good diagram of the Spotted Lanternfly lifecycle:

Summer 2019 Update

It’s about 6 months since I posted anything, in spite of me living in a state about to be invaded by Lycorma (Jersey) and having a decent collection of Fulgora in general (I should post photos). I doubt anyone reads this blog, besides myself.

Here are some news articles about invasive Spotted Lanternfly:

Spotted Lanternfly update for December

Here are some of the top news articles about the Spotted Lanternfly for December 2018.

I haven’t seen any stories about people actually bringing Lanternfly-infested Christmas trees into their homes. 🙂

State announces grants for spotted lanternfly research. Pennsylvania gives out grants for Lanternfly researchers.

Top environmental stories of 2018 in Central New York. One dead one was found in Delaware County, New York.

The spotted lanternfly is causing havoc in Pa. Why it will be in Centre County ‘eventually’. Lookout Centre Count, Pennsylvania.

Businesses urged to obtain spotted lanternfly permit. Pennsylvania businesses.

Spotted lanternfly, a dire threat to crops, shows up in MD. MD = Maryland. Look at that photo. Their nymphs are cute as buttons.

How we can contain the spotted lanternfly — maybe the worst invasive pest in generations. Opinion.

Spotted lanternfly a new insect threat. Maryland.

Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma deliculata) in New Jersey

The Spotted Lanternfly aka Lycorma delicata has invaded NJ. Previously it had invaded Pennsylvania.

New Jersey links:

Pennslyvania links:

Time to do some research…

Looks like there are two varieties.

Info from:

GENERAL CATALOGUE OF THE HEMIPTERA, W. E. CHINA, General Editor, H. M. PARSHLEY, Managing Editor FASCICLE IV FULGOROIDEA PART 9 FULGORIDAE , Z. P. METCALF, College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina. Link.

Genus LYCORMA Stal.

delicatula White:

  • 1845 Aphaena delicatula White, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 15: 37. [n. sp.] 1 Anhwei 1
  • 1846 Aphana delicatula White, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 17 : 330. [Com- China 2 parative note.* Kiangsu*
  • 1850 A\phana\ delicatula Schaum, Allgemeine Encyklopadie Ersch und Kwangtung 4 Gruber 51 : 66. [Listed.]* Assam (?)*
  • 1851 Aphaena delicatula Walker, List of Homopterous Insects 2: 282. Japan* [Catalogued.] 4 Equals Aphana delicatula White. Assam 7
  • 1859 Aphaena delicatula Dohrn, Catalogus Hemipterorum 1859: 57. Hopeh* [Listed.] 4 Oriental
  • 1862 Aphaena delicatula Stal, Ol’v. Svenska Vet. Akad. Forh. 19: 485. Region* Equals Aphaena operosa Walk. Indo-China 10
  • 1863 L[ycorma] delicatula Stal, Stett. Ent. Zeit. 24 : 234. [Key, de- India 11 scribed, comparative note.] :232. Equals [Aphaena] delicatula Kyushu 13 White. Manchuria 1 *
  • 1885 Lycorma delicatula Atkinson, Jour. Asiatic Soc. Bengal 54: 150. Loo-Choo [Described, comparative notes.] 1,4 ‘ 5 Equals Aphana delicatula Island 14 White. Equals Aphaena delicatula Walk. Equals Aphaena operosa Kiangsi 15 Walk. Okinawa 15
  • 1898 Lycorma delicatula Horvith, Reise des Grafen B61a Szechenyi in Ostasien 2: 554. [Notes.]* Equals Aphana delicatula White.
  • 1900 Lycorma de icatula Matsumura, Ent. Nachr. 26: 206 (2). [Listed.] 1 * Equals A phaena operosa Walk. Equals Aphaena delicatula WTiite.
  • 1901 [ Lycorma ] delicatula Horvdth, Zoologische Ergebnisse des Grafen Eugen Zichy 2: 256. [Listed.]*
  • 1905 Lycorma delicatula Matsumura, [1000 Insects of Japan] 2: [58]; PI. XXI, Fig. 9. [Described, illustrated.]*
  • 1906 Lycorma delicatula Distant, Fauna of British India 3: 207. [Described, comparative note.]*’ 7 Equals Aphaena [delicatula White]. Equals Aphaena operosa Walk.
  • 1907 Lycorma delicatula Oshanin, Ann. Mus. Zool. St Petersburg 12: 224. [Cata- logue.]* *’ 7 ‘ 8 ‘* Equals Aphaena delicatula White. Equals Aphaena operosa Walk.
  • 1912 Lycorma delicatula Licent, Rccherches d’Anatomie des Homopteres 1912: 9. [Listed.] :1 10. [Morphology of malphigian tubules.] :1 16; Fig. 36t. [Morphology of digestive system, illustrated.]
  • 1912 Lycorma delicatula Oshanin, Katalog Palaarktischen Hemipteren 1912: 114- [Listed.]*’*’* Equals [ Lycorma j operosa Walk.
  • 1918 Lycorma delicatula Distant, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9) 1: 198. [Listed.] 10
  • 1925 Aphaena delicatula Sherborn, Index Animalium 8: 1830. [Listed.]
  • 1929 Lycorma delicatula Wisherd and Murayama, Nat. Geogr. Mag. 56: 43; PL VH, Fig. 3. [Listed, illustrated.]*’ 11
  • 1930 Lycorma delicatula Matsumura, The Illustrated Thousand Insects of Japan 1 : [39]; PL V, Fig. 9. [Described, illustrated.]*
  • 1931 Lycorma delicatula Chu, Peking Nat. Hist. Bull. 5 (3) : 33. [Life history.] 1 * 15 cm SciELO
  • 1931 Lycorma ddicatulum [sic] Matsumura, 6000 Illustrated Insects of Japan Empire
  • 1931: [1269]; 1 Fig. [Described, illustrated.]®
  • 1932 Lycorma ddicatulum [sic] Matsumura, Illustrated Common Insects of Japan 4: 72, 106; PI. XVIII, Fig. 11. [Described, illustrated.] 1 ‘ 1218
  • 1933 Lycorma ddicatula Kato, Three Colour Illustrated Insects of Japan 4: PI. 5, Fie. 3. [Illustrated.] 6
  • 1933 Lycorma ddicatula Kato, Catalog of Japanese Insects 1: 37. [Listed.] 6
  • 1934 Lycorma ( Aphaena ) ddicatula Kishida, Kontyil 8: 185. [Notes.] 6
  • 1934 Lycorma ddicatula Lieu, Yearbook Bur. Ent. Hangchow 1933: 1-25; Pis. I-V [Morphology, illustrated.] :2. [Listed.] 8
  • 1935 Lycorma ddicatula Kato, Rept. First Sci. Exp. Manchoukuo 9 (36): 1, 3, 5; PI. I. [Described, illustrated.] 8 – 6 – 718 Equals Aphaena ddicatula White. :1, 4, 7. [Listed.] 6 – 7 – u.u.n Equals Aphana ddicatula White. :4. [Comparative note.]
  • 1935 L[ycorma] ddicatula Wu, Catalogus Insectorum Sinensium 2: 98. [Catalogued.] 1 – 8 – 6 – 7,8.u Equals Aphaena [ddicatula White.]
  • 1939 Lycorma ddicatula Liu, Psyche 46: 25. [Economics.] 8

delicatula var. operosa Walker

  • 1858 Aphaena operosa Walker, List of Homopterous Insects. Supple- North China 1 ment 1858: 46. [n. sp., comparative note.] 1 India 8
  • 1862 Aphaena operosa Stal, Ofv. Svenska Vet. Akad. Forh. 19: 485. To China 8 Aphaena ddicatula White.
  • 1885 Aphaena operosa Atkinson, Jour. Asiatic Soc. Bengal 54: 150. To Lycorma ddicatula White.
  • 1894 Aphana operosa Brongniart, Recherches a l’Histoire des Insectes Fossiles 1: 270. [Listed.] :274; PI. XXVIII, Figs. 10, 11. [Venation, illustrated.]
  • 1900 Aphaena operosa Matsumura, Ent. Nachr. 26: 206 (2). To Lycorma ddicatula White.
  • 1906 [Lycorma ddicatula] operosa Distant, Fauna of British India 3: 207. [Described.] 8 – 8
  • 1906 Aphaena operosa Distant, Fauna of British India 3: 207. To Lycorma ddicatula White.
  • 1907 Aphaena operosa Oshanin, Ann. Mus. Zool. St. Petersburg 12: 224. To Lycorma ddicatula White.
  • 1912 [ Lycorma ] operosa Oshanin, Katalog Palaarktischen Hemiptera 1912: 114. To Lycorma ddicatula White.
  • 1935 [Lycorma ddicatula ] operosa Wu, Catalogus Insectorum Sinensium 2: 98. [Catalogued.] 8 Equals Aphaena [ddicatula operosa Walk.]

Here’s a screen capture form The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma … ed. by W.T. Blanford.. Sorry no text — the OCR was a bit messy.

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