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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) ♀ Butterfly on Starry Rosinweed (Silphium asteriscus) near the edge of a dense mixed forest and a seasonal stream. Eastern Tiger Swallowtail,Geotagged,Papilio glaucus,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) ♀

Butterfly on Starry Rosinweed (Silphium asteriscus) near the edge of a dense mixed forest and a seasonal stream.

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  1. Great shot, Lisa! Posted 2 months ago

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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 Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Aug 12, 2019. Captured Aug 11, 2019 10:12 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/166s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm