List of U.S. state butterflies

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This is a list of official U.S. state butterflies:1

Table

State State butterfly Binomial
nomenclature
Image Year designated
Alabama Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 19892
Arizona Two-tailed Swallowtail Papilio multicaudata Papilio multicaudata.jpg 20013
Arkansas Diana Fritillary Butterfly Speyeria diana Male Diana Fritillary Megan McCarty27.jpg 20074
California California Dogface Butterfly Colias eurydice DogfaceStamp.jpg 19725
Colorado Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly Hypaurotis crysalus Colorado Hairstreak, MM.JPG 19966
Delaware Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Pristine Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.jpg 19997
Florida Zebra Longwing Heliconius charithonia Zebra longwing butterfly.JPG 19968
Georgia Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Pristine Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.jpg 19889
Hawaii Kamehameha butterfly
(State insect)
Vanessa tameamea Vanessa tameamea1.jpg 200910
Idaho Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 199211
Illinois Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 197512
Kentucky Viceroy Butterfly Limenitis archippus Viceroy Butterfly.jpg 199013
Maryland Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly
(State insect)
Euphydryas phaeton BaltimoreDS.jpg 197314
Minnesota Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 200015
Mississippi Spicebush Swallowtail Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail in August.jpg 199116
Montana Mourning Cloak Butterfly Nymphalis antiopa Nymphalis antiopa.JPG
New Hampshire Karner Blue Butterfly Lycaeides melissa ssp. samuelis Lycaeides melissa samuelis (cropped).jpg 199217
New Mexico Sandia Hairstreak Butterfly Callophrys mcfarlandi TransparentPlaceholder.png 200318
New York Red Spotted Purple or White Admiral Butterfly Limenitis arthemis Red Spotted Purple.JPG 200819
North Carolina Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Pristine Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.jpg 201220
Oklahoma Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes Pristine Black Swallowtail.jpg 199621
Oregon Oregon Swallowtail
(State insect)
Papilio oregonius Papiliooregoniusstamp.jpeg
South Carolina Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Pristine Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.jpg 199422
Tennessee Zebra Swallowtail Eurytides marcellus Eurytides marcellus 1 - Desert Botanical Garden.jpg 199523
Texas Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 199524
Vermont Monarch Butterfly
(State butterfly)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 198725
Virginia Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Pristine Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.jpg
West Virginia Monarch Butterfly
(State butterfly)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 199526
Wyoming Sheridan's Hairstreak Callophrys sheridanii Callophrys sheridanii 15737 (cropped).JPG 200927


See also

References

  1. ^ Official State Butterflies, NetState.com, accessed April 21, 2006.
  2. ^ "Alabama Official Mascot and Butterfly". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives & History. 2003-11-17. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  3. ^ "Arizona Revised Statutes". Arizona State Legislature. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  4. ^ Arkansas - State symbols and emblems
  5. ^ "California Government Code, Title 1, Division 2, Chapter 2.". California State Legislature. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  6. ^ "Senate Bill 122, 1996; Colorado Revised Statute 24-80-913". Colorado General Assembly. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  7. ^ Delaware Code Title 29 § 315
  8. ^ "Florida Revised Statutes, Title 2, Chapter 10". Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  9. ^ State Butterfly, Office of Secretary of state of Georgia website.
  10. ^ Cooper, Jeanne (2009-08-21). "Emblems of Hawaii a surprise to many Americans". San Francisco Chronicle. 
  11. ^ "Idaho Symbols, Insect: Monarch Butterfly". Idaho State Symbols, Emblems, and Mascots. SHG resources, state handbook & guide. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  12. ^ "State Symbol: Illinois Official Insect — Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)". [Illinois] State Symbols. Illinois State Museum. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  13. ^ "Kentucky Revised Statutes, Title 1, Chapter 2". Kentucky Legislative Research Commission. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  14. ^ Marylands Kids Page - State Symbols
  15. ^ "Minnesota State Symbols" (PDF). Minnesota House of Representatives. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  16. ^ State Symbols, p. 4. Office of the Secretary of State of Mississippi. Retrieved 2008-03-29
  17. ^ State Animal, the New Hampshire Almanac, New Hampshire State Library. Retrieved 2008-03-29.
  18. ^ House Bill 13, 46th Legislature of the State of New Mexico
  19. ^ [1] Official Results for the New York State Butterfly Election
  20. ^ Session Laws, 2012-29, North Carolina General Assembly Online. Retrieved 2012-06-22
  21. ^ Oklahoma Almanac, State Emblems (pp. 37-40)
  22. ^ The State Butterfly, South Carolina Legislature Online. Retrieved 2008-03-29
  23. ^ State Symbols, Tennessee Department of State. Retrieved 2008-03-29
  24. ^ "Texas State Symbols". The Texas State Library and Archives. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  25. ^ "(Vermont) State Butterfly". Vermont Department of Libraries. Archived from the original on 2008-05-18. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  26. ^ "West Virginia Statistical Information, General State Information" (PDF). Official West Virginia Web Portal. Archived from the original on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  27. ^ "Wyoming State Butterfly, Sheridan's Green Hairstreak, (Callophrys sheridani) from". Netstate.com. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 


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