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    • Papilio glaucus
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    • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
    • tiger swallowtail

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Recent observations

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

hcc2

Date

August 31, 2014 10:09 AM EDT

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 16, 2014

Description

black form female

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What

tiger swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

zooga1961

Date

September 7, 2014

Description

Backyard Survey of Hummingbird feeders.

This Tiger Swallowtail decided the hummingbird feeder was a perfect stop fora drink. a couple of hummingbirds protested and tried to chase off the butterfly... but the swallowtail ignored them

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Observer

zacharyq

Date

September 14, 2014 02:49 PM EDT

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

molanic

Date

August 17, 2013 01:55 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

September 12, 2014 03:07 PM EDT

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

happynaturalist

Date

September 6, 2014 10:00 AM CDT

Description

Part of an ecological assessment of landowners' property, but I don't know my Lepidoptera yet! Found on a leguminous tree near a dry pond.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

ameec

Date

August 9, 2014

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

molanic

Date

August 6, 2014 12:48 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly - Papilio glaucus

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

cmstinson

Date

April 11, 2013

Description

Captured, examined, photographed, and released.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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jvandyke

Date

July 30, 2014

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What

tiger swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

gcasp60

Date

August 29, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

dark female

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Description from Wikipedia

The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) 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...

No range data available.