Species Name: Metarranthis apiciaria
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Endangered
Open, shrubby areas within pitch pine-scrub oak barrens.
Threats to Survival
Habitat loss from suppression of fire, general parasitoids, aerial insecticide spraying, non-target herbiciding, off-road vehicles, and light pollution.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Limit the effect human development has on their habitat.