Samuel Robinson
May 17, 2023 - Climate

Lanternflies could be hatching in Michigan

Choropleth map of the mid-Atlantic U.S. states showing where spotted lanternflies have been sighted or have infested by county, as of March 14, 2023. Data: New York State Integrated Pest Management; Map: Tory Lysik/Axios Visuals

Invasive spotted lanternflies that wreak havoc on plants and trees could expand across the country over the next decade, Axios' Jacob Knutson reports.

Why it matters: Lanternfly eggs begin hatching across the United States and in Michigan over the next few weeks.


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