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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered

YEAR PLACED ON LIST: 2001

CRITICAL HABITAT: None

RECOVERY PLAN: None

RANGE: Known from only five sites in Santa Cruz County, California

THREATS: Urban development, alteration of suitable habitat by invasive plants,
pesticides, illegal collecting, and other human impacts such as trampling

POPULATION TREND: The trend is unknown, but only five small beetle populations remain, occupying less than 25 acres.

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