Fun Fact

01 February 2024

Many of our most unwanted pests would enter New Zealand as adults, making them easier to recognise and detect.

However, the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is different - unnoticed egg masses hitching a ride on vehicles, equipment, and other materials that have a nice flat surface they can attach to is the most likely way it would get here. Do you think you can spot the SLF egg mass out of the line up above?

Take a guess and click here for the answer. There’s more information about SLF on our website here.