Two South Florida Butterfly Species Now ExtinctSouth Florida and the rest of the world has lost two more butterfly species. U.S. wildlife officials said Monday the two butterfly species, historically found in South Florida, are likely extinct.
State Now Lists Rare Miami Blue As EndangeredFollowing in the footsteps of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission has now classified the rare Miami blue butterfly as “endangered”.
Miami Blue Butterfly Added To Endangered Species ListA rare inch long butterfly only found in South Florida has been added to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s “Endangered Species” list.