Tiger Swallowtail dark morph female (Papilio glaucus) on Sweet Pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia)
I caught this butterfly for an assignment in my adv. Bio class. it was a hard catch , I had to run and corner it to catch it
Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) female
Seen regularly here
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...