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.
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.
If you are reporting a spotted lanternfly sighting outside of Loudoun County, please report it to your local Extension Office.
Learn more about how to recognize the spotted lanternfly and insects that look similar.
For more information about the spotted lanternfly, please contact Virginia Cooperative Extension - Loudoun.