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    • Papilio glaucus
    • Papilio glaucas
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    • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • French
    • papillon tigr√© de l'Est

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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jtuttle

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August 26, 2016 04:40 PM EDT

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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firebird

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August 30, 2016 02:07 PM EDT

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firebird

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August 30, 2016 01:36 PM EDT

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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viennapetcare

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August 30, 2016 01:26 PM EDT

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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viennapetcare

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August 30, 2016 01:24 PM EDT

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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trisha5

Date

August 9, 2016

Description

Found in my backyard, sitting on Eupatorium.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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alliebaby123

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July 27, 2016 07:37 PM EDT

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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awhitman314

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August 22, 2016 08:08 PM CDT

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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keimwj

Date

August 29, 2016 07:41 AM EDT

Description

29 Aug 2016.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found on Fraxinus americana.
A very early instar, very tiny--looked like a speck of bird dropping sitting on top of the leaf.
ID courtesy of Pam Overmyer.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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krosenthal

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April 26, 2016 02:02 PM EDT

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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lindyloo

Date

August 9, 2016 05:01 PM EDT

Description

This caterpillar was found on wild cherry that I was feeding to my Promethea caterpillars, so I decided to raise it. It is currently in its pre-chrysalis stage. It is a bird-dropping mimic in early instars.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

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jpviolette

Date

August 23, 2016 12:41 PM EDT

Description

Might have been an older butterfly; the color seemed a bit faded. Unlike many, the wings looked in good shape.

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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...

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