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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

Date

August 3, 2013 03:26 PM EDT

Description

In disturbed area at edge of pond.

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Observer

cysiphist

Date

July 21, 2013 03:14 PM EDT

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

tomnickell001

Date

June 15, 2014

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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pieceofmind

Date

June 2, 2013

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

jmcalpin

Date

September 26, 2014 01:36 PM CDT

Description

Dark form female

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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creationhiker

Date

August 23, 2014

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eastern tiger swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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ericisley

Date

September 12, 2014

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

molanic

Date

July 10, 2012 11:25 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

hcc2

Date

August 31, 2014 10:09 AM EDT

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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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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.