Species Name: Photedes inops
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern
Fresh or brackish coastal marshes, and margins of coastal salt ponds.
Threats to Survival
Habitat loss, hydrologic alteration that disrupts the natural tidal flooding of its habitat, invasive species of plants, insecticide spraying and light pollution.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Limit the effect human development has on their habitat.