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New Hampshire State Butterfly

Karner blue butterfly - click to see all state insects
Karner blue butterfly - photo by Bob Stone on Flickr (noncommercial use
permitted with attribution / share alike). See All State Insects.

Karner Blue Butterfly

Karner blue butterfly video

The karner blue (Lycaeides melissa, subspecies samuelis) was designated as the official state butterfly of New Hampshire in 1992.
Also called the melissa blue, the karner blue butterfly is found in small isolated colonies in New Hampshire and elsewhere (NatureServe Conservation status: imperiled).

Karner blue butterfly - click to see all insect symbols
Karner blue butterfly photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(Midwest Region) on Flickr. See All State Insects.
Source:
State Butterfly: New Hampshire Official Website
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