Report a Sighting

Reporting findings of the spotted lanternfly will help researchers track the spread of the invasive insect in Loudoun. Please attach a photo or video to your form, which helps researchers verify reports more quickly.

Leesburg Area - Report to the Town Only 

Thanks to resident reporting, there is a known population of spotted lanternfly in the Leesburg area. You can report sightings to the Town of Leesburg. You can help slow the spread by squashing the insect/eggs and managing your property. If you frequent this area, be sure to check your vehicle for spotted lanternfly before leaving.

Outside of Loudoun County

If you are reporting a spotted lanternfly sighting outside of Loudoun County, please report it to your local Extension Office.

Identifying the Spotted Lanternfly and Look-Alikes

Learn more about how to recognize the spotted lanternfly and insects that look similar.

Leesburg Area - Do Not Report

Spotted Lanternfly Known Area Leesburg
  1. Contact Us 

    For more information about the spotted lanternfly, please contact Virginia Cooperative Extension - Loudoun