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Zebra swallowtail - Eurytides marcellus  Geotagged,Protographium marcellus,Summer,United States,Zebra swallowtail Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Gorgeous! Posted 17 days ago

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''Protographium marcellus'', the zebra swallowtail, is a swallowtail butterfly native to the eastern United States and southeast Canada. It is the state butterfly of Tennessee. Its distinctive wing shape and long tails make it easy to identify, and its black-and-white-striped pattern is reminiscent of a zebra. The butterflies are closely associated with pawpaws, and are rarely found far from these trees. The green or black caterpillars feed on the leaves of various pawpaw species, while the adults.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Sep 16, 2022. Captured Sep 16, 2022 10:23 in FVXJ+79 Wedgefield, FL, USA.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/332s
  • ISO800
  • 214mm