Species Name: Chaetaglaea cerata
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern
Pitch pine-scrub oak barrens and heathlands on sandplains or rocky summits and ridges, occasionally also coastal forest with a heath understory or maritime shrublands.
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.