Species Name: Psectraglaea carnosa
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern
Sandplain pitch pine/scrub oak barrens and heathlands, associated with ericaceous vegetation.
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
Limit impact human development has and regular fire management to maintain amount of open space in habitats.