Pine Barrens Zanclognatha

Species Name: Zanclognatha martha

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Species Distribution in Massachusetts

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Federal Rank: None

Massachusetts State Rank: Threatened

Habitat Description

Pitch pine-scrub oak barrens, including late-successional barrens

Threats to Survival

Habitat loss, fire suppression, invasion by exotic plants, introduced generalist parasitoids, insecticide spraying, and light pollution.

Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival

Encouraging growth of open habitat structure by managed burning.