Claybank Tiger Beetle

Species Name: Cicindela limbalis

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Species Distribution in Massachusetts


Federal Rank: None

Massachusetts State Rank: Threatened

Habitat Description

Sparsely-vegetated clay and till banks and cliffs.

Threats to Survival

Bank stabilization activities that disrupt the natural regime of erosion and deposition that create and maintain its dynamic habitat

Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival

Limit the effects human developments have on their habitat.