Why you should kill this colorful bug on sight, officials say

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The spotted lanternfly might look beautiful, but if you see one in person, officials want you to kill it immediately and then report it.

What misfortune has befallen this one-inch insect with two sets of spotted, banded wings? Turns out the spotted lanternfly is a federally regulated invasive pest, according to Julie Janoski, The Morton Arboretum’s Plant Clinic manager.

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