Species Name: Satyrium favonius
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern
Xeric and open woodland and barrens on rocky uplands and sandplains.
Threats to Survival
Loss of habitat, fire suppression, introduced generalist parasitoids, insecticide spraying and clear-cut timber harvest.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Limit the effect human development has on their habitat.