Species Name: Cingilia catenaria
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern
Coastal plain shrublands, including sandplain grasslands and heathlands, dunes, bluffs, maritime shrublands and occasionally open pitch pin/scrub oak barrens.
Threats to Survival
Habitat loss, fire suppression, invasion by exotic plants, introduced generalist parasitoids, insecticide spraying, off-road vehicles and light pollution.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Encouraging growth of open habitat structure by managed burning.