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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio glaucus Habitat: Native plant garden that was full of non-native plants Eastern Tiger Swallowtail,Geotagged,Papilio glaucus,Summer,United States,butterfly,papilio,swallowtail Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio glaucus

Habitat: Native plant garden that was full of non-native plants

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The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail is a species of swallowtail butterfly native to North America. It is one of the most familiar butterflies in the eastern United States, where it is common in many different habitats. It flies from spring to fall, during which it produces two to three broods. Adults feed on the nectar of many species of flowers, mostly from those of the Apocynaceae, Asteraceae, and Fabaceae families. ''P. glaucus'' has a wingspan measuring 7.9 to 14 centimeters . The male is yellow.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 13, 2019. Captured Aug 20, 2016 09:24 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm