Faded Gray Geometer

Species Name: Stenoporpia polygrammaria

Image Source: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=6459
Image Source: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=6459

Species Distribution in Massachusetts

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Federal Rank: None

Massachusetts State Rank: Threatened

Habitat Description

Scrub oak shrubland and oak woodland.

Threats to Survival

Habitat loss from suppression of fire, introduced general parasitoids, aerial insecticide spraying, non-target herbiciding, off-road vehicles, and light pollution.

Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival

Limit the effect human development has on their habitat.