Species Name: Dargida rubripennis
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Threatened
Xeric sandplain grasslands and dunes and occasionally similar anthropogenic habitats such as airports and power line cuts on sandy soils.
Threats to Survival
Loss of habitat, fire suppression, invasive species of plants, introduced generalist parasitoids, insecticide spraying, off-road vehicles, and light pollution.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Limit the effect human development has on their habitat.