Species Name: Limnadia lenticularis
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern
Vernal pools present during the late winter and spring. Found in only three sites in Massachusetts.
Threats to Survival
Loss of vernal pools to development, draining, filling or contamination from pesticides or toxic substances and hydrologic alterations.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Protection of vernal pools from human development.