New York Natural Heritage Program
Dusted Skipper
Atrytonopsis hianna (Scudder, 1868)
Insects

Threats [-]
The main threat is habitat loss. Colonies are often found on utility right-of-ways and the management of these could be an issue for this species.

Conservation Strategies and Management Practices [-]
Unburned habitat (refugia) should be provided during prescribed burning where this species is known or suspected to occur.

Research Needs [-]
The response of this species to the management practices at the Albany Pine Bush and in Saratoga County should be investigated.