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

State State butterfly Binomial
nomenclature
Image Year
Alabama Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 1989[2]
Arizona Two-tailed Swallowtail Papilio multicaudata Papilio multicaudata.jpg 2001[3]
Arkansas Diana Fritillary Butterfly Speyeria diana Male Diana Fritillary Megan McCarty27.jpg 2007[4]
California California Dogface Butterfly Colias eurydice TransparentPlaceholder.png 1972[5]
Colorado Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly Hypaurotis crysalus TransparentPlaceholder.png 1996[6]
Delaware Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Pristine Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.jpg 1999[7]
Florida Zebra Longwing Heliconius charithonia Zebra longwing butterfly.JPG 1996[8]
Georgia Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Pristine Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.jpg 1988[9]
Hawaii Kamehameha butterfly
(State insect)
Vanessa tameamea Vanessa tameamea1.jpg 2009[10]
Idaho Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 1992[11]
Illinois Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 1975[12]
Kentucky Viceroy Butterfly Limenitis archippus Viceroy Butterfly.jpg 1990[13]
Maryland Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly Euphydryas phaeton BaltimoreDS.jpg 1973[14]
Minnesota Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 2000[15]
Mississippi Spicebush Swallowtail Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail in August.jpg 1991[16]
Montana Mourning Cloak Butterfly Nymphalis antiopa Nymphalis antiopa.JPG
North Carolina Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg
New Hampshire Karner Blue Butterfly Lycaeides melissa ssp. samuelis Lycaeides melissa samuelis (cropped).jpg 1992[17]
New Mexico Sandia Hairstreak Butterfly Callophrys]] mcfarlandi TransparentPlaceholder.png 2003[18]
New York Red Spotted Purple or White Admiral Butterfly Limenitis arthemis TransparentPlaceholder.png 2008[19]
Oklahoma Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes Pristine Black Swallowtail.jpg 1996[20]
Oregon Oregon Swallowtail
(State insect)
Papilio oregonius Papiliooregoniusstamp.jpeg
South Carolina Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Pristine Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.jpg 1994[21]
Tennessee Zebra Swallowtail Eurytides marcellus Eurytides marcellus 1 - Desert Botanical Garden.jpg 1995[22]
Texas Monarch Butterfly
(State insect)
Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 1995[23]
Vermont Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 1987[24]
Virginia Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Pristine Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.jpg
West Virginia Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus Monarch In May.jpg 1995[25]

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. http://www.archives.state.al.us/emblems/st_masct.html. Retrieved 2007-03-18.  
  3. ^ "Arizona Revised Statutes". Arizona State Legislature. http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/41/00860.htm&Title=41&DocType=ARS. Retrieved 2009-07-16.  
  4. ^ Arkansas - State symbols and emblems
  5. ^ "California Government Code, Title 1, Division 2, Chapter 2.". California State Legislature. http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/insects/ca_insect.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-16.  
  6. ^ "Senate Bill 122, 1996; Colorado Revised Statute 24-80-913". Colorado General Assembly. http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/history/symbemb.htm#Insect. Retrieved 2009-07-16.  
  7. ^ Delaware Code Title 29 § 315
  8. ^ "Florida Revised Statutes, Title 2, Chapter 10". http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?Mode=View%20Statutes&Submenu=1&Tab=statutes. 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. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2009/08/21/alohafriday082109.DTL.  
  11. ^ "Idaho Symbols, Insect: Monarch Butterfly". Idaho State Symbols, Emblems, and Mascots. SHG resources, state handbook & guide. http://www.shgresources.com/id/symbols/insect/. Retrieved 2008-03-26.  
  12. ^ "State Symbol: Illinois Official Insect — Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)". [Illinois] State Symbols. Illinois State Museum. http://www.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/symbols/insect.html. Retrieved 2008-03-26.  
  13. ^ "Kentucky Revised Statutes, Title 1, Chapter 2". Kentucky Legislative Research Commission. http://www.lrc.ky.gov/statrev/frontpg.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-16.  
  14. ^ Marylands Kids Page - State Symbols
  15. ^ "Minnesota State Symbols" (PDF). Minnesota House of Representatives. http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/govser/GOVSER2.pdf. 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]
  20. ^ Oklahoma Almanac, State Emblems (pp. 37-40)
  21. ^ The State Butterfly, South Carolina Legislature Online. Retrieved 2008-03-29
  22. ^ State Symbols, Tennessee Department of State. Retrieved 2008-03-29
  23. ^ "Texas State Symbols". The Texas State Library and Archives. http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ref/abouttx/symbols.html. Retrieved 2008-03-26.  
  24. ^ "(Vermont) State Butterfly". Vermont Department of Libraries. http://www.libraries.vermont.gov/www/html/emblems/butterfly.htm. Retrieved 2008-03-26.  
  25. ^ "West Virginia Statistical Information, General State Information" (PDF). Official West Virginia Web Portal. http://www.wv.gov/govdirectory/statgeninfo.pdf. Retrieved 2008-03-26.  

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