Species Name: Anax longipes
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern
Ponds containing floating and emergent vegetation, including coastal plain ponds with annual fluctuations in the water level.
Threats to Survival
Habitat loss, artificial drawdown by pumping stations of waterlevel, off-road vehicle use and eutrophication.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Limiting the effect that human development has on their habitat.