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Encyclopedia > State insect

This is a list of U.S. state insects:

State State insect
Alabama Monarch Butterfly
Alaska Four Spot Skimmer Dragonfly
Arizona Two-Tailed Swallowtail
Arkansas Honeybee
California California Dog-Face Butterfly
Colorado Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly
Connecticut European Mantis
Delaware Ladybug (State Bug)
Florida Zebra Longwing Butterfly
Georgia Honeybee
Idaho Monarch Butterfly
Illinois Monarch Butterfly
Kansas Honeybee
Kentucky Viceroy Butterfly
Louisiana Honeybee
Maine Honeybee
Maryland Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly
Massachusetts Ladybug
Minnesota Monarch Butterfly
Mississippi Honeybee
Missouri Honeybee
Nebraska Honeybee
New Hampshire Ladybug
New Jersey Honeybee
New Mexico Tarantula Hawk Wasp
New York Nine-Spotted Ladybug
Ohio Ladybug
Oklahoma Honeybee
Oregon Oregon Swallowtail Butterfly
Pennsylvania Ladybug and Firefly
South Carolina Carolina Mantid
South Dakota Honeybee
Tennessee Firefly and Ladybug
Texas Monarch Butterfly
Utah Honeybee
Vermont Monarch Butterfly
Virginia Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
Washington Green Darner Dragonfly
Wisconsin Honeybee

See also

  Results from FactBites:
NYS DOS, Kids' Room, Facts About NY with pictures (471 words)
It was adopted as the State beverage in 1981.
The ladybug was adopted as the State insect in 1989.
The bluebird was adopted as the State bird in 1970.
New Hampshire Almanac (1156 words)
The 1977 Legislature voted the ladybug as New Hampshire's official state insect, in a history-making manner.
With such an important consideration as the adoption of a state insect, the committee felt it appropriate to recommend the appointment of a "State Insect Selection Board," so as to broaden the scope of the search for a state insect by hearing from other groups, who may champion other beneficial insects.
As the ladybug became New Hampshire's official state insect; research disclosed that Massachusetts, Ohio, and Tennessee had already adopted the ladybug as their state insects.
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