2010 Tennessee Code
Title 4 - State Government
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
Part 3 - State Symbols
4-1-308 - State insects State agricultural insect.
4-1-308. State insects State agricultural insect.
(a) The well-known firefly, or lightning bug beetle, and the ladybird beetle, commonly known as the ladybug, are hereby designated as the official state insects.
(b) The honeybee is designated as the official agricultural insect of Tennessee in tribute to its fundamental role in the production of all crops.
[Acts 1975, ch. 292, § 1; T.C.A., § 4-120; Acts 1990, ch. 725, § 1.]
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