Maryland State Insect - Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly

[Color photograph of the Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly]
Photo by Mark S. Garland, Audubon Naturalist Society

The Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas phaeton) is the official arthropodic emblem of the State (Chapter 253, Acts of 1973; Code State Government Article, sec. 13-301(a)).

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