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Three spotted lanternfly nymphs.

 Image Number D4016-6

Spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) 2nd and 3rd instar nymph (black); 4th instar nymph (red body). ARS successfully reconstructed the spotted lanternfly’s genome, opening the door for researchers to study effective ways to control and mitigate the invasive pest.


Photo by Stephen Ausmus.

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