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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Papilio glaucus


Large butterfly with yellow and black wings. It has blue spots on the lower inside margin of wings and blue markings on the back of the wings as well.


Found in the warm, humid climate in Alabama. Usually found around a bush in my backyard but this one flew in my screened in back porch, however, I safely removed it.


Common name: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Scientific name: Papilio glaucus

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lynne.warren 11 years ago
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Papilio glaucus

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Northport, Alabama, USA

Spotted on Aug 17, 2012
Submitted on Aug 18, 2012

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