PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered
PETITIONED: Candidate list 1984, removed 1996, added it again 2006
YEAR LISTED: 2014
CRITICAL HABITAT: 4,273 acres of Pine Rockland Habitat in South Florida, mainly on Big Pine Key and in Everglades National Park, designated in 2014
RECOVERY PLAN: None
RANGE: Only found in Everglades National Park in Florida?s Miami-Dade and Monroe counties
THREATS: Development and habitat destruction; nonnative species; insecticide use, butterfly collecting, climate change and sea-level rise
POPULATION TREND: This species is in decline.