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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

naturenut

Date

July 24, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

this eastern tiger swallowtail is enjoying the canyon creek abelia

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

aredoubles

Date

July 23, 2014 10:21 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

aruhe

Date

July 21, 2014

Place

Pawlings (Google, OSM)

Description

Reported by B.M. at 10:26 AM

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

jsmithadk

Date

July 18, 2014 11:01 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

pinkpimpernel

Date

July 21, 2014 05:45 PM EDT

Description

Hanging out on my coneflowers.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

tiger swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

mareastra

Date

July 19, 2014 03:28 PM EDT

Description

Several individuals flew overhead, but did not stop. Could not tell if Canadian or Eastern.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Tiger swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

paulroose

Date

July 19, 2014

Place

ovid (Google, OSM)

Description

Flying in yard.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

angelo

Date

July 20, 2014 11:06 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

July 19, 2014 03:10 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

farkasjk

Date

July 18, 2014 02:40 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

tiger swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

nectaring on Wild Bergamot

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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.