Species Name: Cicinnus melsheimeri
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Threatened
Sandplain pitch pine-scrub oak barrens, especially scrub oak thickets within frost pockets.
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.