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The extinct Xerces blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche xerces). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis, emerges from pupae.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis, emerges from pupae.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis, emerges from pupae.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis, emerges from pupae.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in larva form , at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in pupa form , at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in pupa form , at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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The extinct Xerces blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche xerces). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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The extinct Xerces blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche xerces). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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The extinct Xerces blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche xerces). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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The extinct Xerces blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche xerces). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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The extinct Xerces blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche xerces). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Mission blue butterfly, now thought extinct (Icaricia icarioides missionensis). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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The Palos Verdes blue butterfly, now thought extinct (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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The Palos Verdes blue butterfly, now thought extinct (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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The Palos Verdes blue butterfly, now thought extinct (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis). This photo was taken at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL. This is located on the campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoo.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoo.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoo.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoo.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoo.

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