New York Natural Heritage Program
Appalachian Azure
Celastrina neglectamajor Opler and Krizek, 1984

New York State Distribution [-]
This species occurs in the New York City area and has been reported as far north as Albany County. The current range in New York is somewhat uncertain due to unverified reports. The range of this butterfly is probably somewhat more restricted than the range of its foodplant, Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa).

Global Distribution [-]
This species occurs mostly in the mountains and piedmont from southeastern New York and western Connecticut to northern Georgia and west into the Ohio Valley. It is also found in southern Missouri.