Sandplain Euchlaena

Species Name: Euchlaena madusaria

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Species Distribution in Massachusetts

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Federal Rank: None

Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern

Habitat Description

Sandplain pitch pine-scrub oak barrens, heathlands and grasslands.

Threats to Survival

Loss of habitat, fire suppression, invasive plants, introduced generalist parasitoids, insecticide spraying, off-road vehicles, and light pollution.

Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival

Limit the effect human development has on their habitat.