Westminster, MD, Thursday, July 20, 2023 – Over the last two weeks, Spotted Lanternflies have been reported in Westminster and New Windsor in early and late nymph stages.  These invasive insects have the potential to heavily damage certain vegetation and crops.

Residents who see the insects are asked to kill them and report their location to the Maryland Department of Agriculture.  Maryland Department of Agriculture also has detailed information, including how to identify the insect in multiple stages, on its website.

Report Spotted Lanternfly Sightings:
Call (410) 841-5920, or email: DontBug.MD@maryland.gov Or fill out form at: https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/26f9dbec58674313b1bec03ddb8b5f0e

Residents can also use the QR code provided below:

Spotted Lanternfly's QR code