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  • English
    • Black Swallowtail
  • French
    • papillon du céleri
  • Scientific Names
    • Papilio polyxenes
  • Spanish
    • Mariposa cometa negra

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

July 4, 2015

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18977582526 64be1f3731 s

What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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beepboop

Date

May 14, 2015

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Square

What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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gaudettelaura

Date

July 2, 2015

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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coreyjlange

Date

July 2, 2015 11:09 AM CDT

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Square

What

parsnip swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius

Observer

hugoalvarezg

Date

July 2, 2015

Description

Papilio polyxenes asterius (Stoll, 1782)

Oruga de segundo estadio
2 instar.

Parece que nuestra oruga va creciendo como esperamos, acepto el hinojo perfectamente.

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

toughnutz31

Date

July 1, 2015 09:23 AM EDT

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18563361838 88a5992a9e s

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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billmiky

Date

June 8, 2015 06:12 PM EDT

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Square

What

parsnip swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius

Observer

hugoalvarezg

Date

June 28, 2015

Place

Ecatepec (Google, OSM)

Description

Papilio polyxenes asterius (Stoll, 1782)

Oruga
Primer estadio (Instar 1)

Originalmente el huevo lo encontramos en
Cyclospermum leptophyllum, pero como lo trajimos al Estado de México, sabemos que aqui se alimenta de Hinojo (Foeniculum vulgare), por lo cuál seguiremos su desarrollo en esta planta, ya que de la otra original no contamos.

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

cgritz

Date

June 27, 2015

Description

6 caterpillars were on this dill

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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rwp84

Date

June 25, 2015

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

cgritz

Date

June 26, 2015

Description

Caterpillar, on parsley

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What

parsnip swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius

Observer

hugoalvarezg

Date

June 21, 2015

Description

Papilio polyxenes asterius (Stoll, 1782)

Huevo

Planta hospedera:
Cyclospermum leptophyllum

En la segunda foto se alcanza a ver parte de las alas posteriores, no me dejo tomar bien la foto era muy rápida.

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Description from Wikipedia

The (eastern) black swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes), also called the American swallowtail or parsnip swallowtail, is a butterfly found throughout much of North America. It is the state butterfly of Oklahoma. An extremely similar-appearing species, Papilio joanae, occurs in the Ozark Mountains region, but it appears to be closely related to Papilio machaon, rather than P. polyxenes. The species is named after a figure in Greek mythology, Polyxena (pron.: /pəˈlɪksɨnə/; Greek: Πολυξένη) who was the youngest daughter...

No range data available.