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Species Conservation Program: Species Rationale Index — Insects

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Recommendation: R2 Sensitive Species (SS)

Common Name Scientific Name 
Susan's purse-making caddisfly Ochrotrichia susanae
Hudsonian emerald Somatochlora hudsonica
Nokomis fritillary Speyeria nokomis nokomis
ottoe skipper Hesperia ottoe
regal fritillary Speyeria idalia


Recommendation: Not R2 Sensitive Species, But Should Be Considered For Other Emphasis Species Lists

Common Name Scientific Name 
Alberta arctic Oeneis alberta
Arogos skipper Atrytone arogos
Atlantis fritillary Speyeria atlantis
broad-winged skipper Poanes viator
dusted skipper Atrytonopsis hianna
Iowa skipper Atrytone arogos iowa
Schryver's elfin Callophrys mossii schryveri
tawny crescent Phyciodes batesii
Wiest's sphinx moth Euproserpinus wiesti


Recommendation: Not R2 Sensitive Species and Not of Concern

Common Name Scientific Name 
Barren's dagger moth Acronicta albarufa
Buckmoth* Hemileuca grotei diana
circus beetle Eleodes hirtipennis
Dakota skipper Hesperia dacotae
dark blue Lycaeides idas sublivens
giant silkmoth* Agapema homogena
mottled duskywing Erynnis martialis
mulberry wing Poanes massasoit
rhesus skipper Polites rhesus
Rita dotted-blue Euphilotes rita coloradensis
Rocky Mountain jutta artic Oeneis jutta reducta
Snow's skipper Paratrytone snowi
sphinx moth* Sphinx dollii
Stevens' tortricid moth Decodes stevensi
tiger beetle* Amblycheila cylindriformis
tiger beetle* Cicindela nebraskana
*No common name


Recommendation: Insufficient Information Available to Make a Recommendation

Common Name Scientific Name 
Belfragi's chlorochroan bug Chlorochroa belfragii
cave obligate springtail* Entomobrya troglodytes
lost ethmiid moth Ethmia monachella
mountain checkered-skipper Pyrgus xanthus
narrow-foot diving beetle Hygrotus diversipes
Spalding's blue Euphilotes spaldingi
*No common name

 

 

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