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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed

PETITIONED: 2004

RANGE: The Sand Mountain dunes within the Sand Mountain Recreation Area in Churchill County, Nevada

THREATS: Habitat destruction caused by off-road vehicle use

POPULATION TREND: As much as 50 percent of Sand Mountain blue butterfly habitat has been destroyed.

Photo courtesy of Carson City BLM Field Office