Three-lined Angle Moth

Species Name: Digrammia eremiata

Image Source:
http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=6357
Image Source: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=6357

Species Distribution in Massachusetts

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Federal Rank: None

Massachusetts State Rank: Threatened

Habitat Description

Sandplain grassland and heathland.

Threats to Survival

Loss of habitat, fire suppression, invasive species of 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.