PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered
YEAR LISTED: 1997
CRITICAL HABITAT: Approximately 39.5 acres in Hays County, Texas designated in 2007
RECOVERY PLAN: None
RANGE: Comal Springs and Fern Bank Springs in Hays County, Texas
THREATS: Decreased spring flow due to increased use of groundwater resources; drought; increased flooding and erosion, pollution, siltation, and storm-water runoff associated with urbanization; and the presence of exotic species
POPULATION TREND: Collection records for the Comal Springs dryopid beetle are primarily from spring run 2 at Comal Springs, but the species has also been collected from runs 3 and 4 at Comal Springs as well as from Fern Bank Springs.