Udara blackburnii

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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

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

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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