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Udara blackburnii

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Udara blackburnii, the Blackburn's bluet, green Hawaiian blue or Hawaiian blue, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is endemic to Hawaii.

Udara blackburnii
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Udara
Species: U. blackburnii
Binomial name
Udara blackburnii
(Tuely, 1878)
Synonyms
  • Holochila blackburnii Tuely, 1878
  • Vaga blackburnii
  • Candalides blackburni
  • Udara blackburni

The wingspan is 22–29 mm.

The larvae feed on Acacia species (including Acacia koa), Pithecellobium, Samanea saman, Perottetia sandwicensis, Dodonaea viscosa and Pipturus albidus.

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