Species Name: Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: Threatened
Massachusetts State Rank: Endangered
Large, exposed ocean beaches with fine sand particles and a low intensity of human disturbance.
Threats to Survival
Increased intensity of recreation at their habitats, in particular off-road vehicle traffic. Beach stabilization is also a threat.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Limit the effects human developments have on their habitat.