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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Papilio glaucus

Description:

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (female, dark form) butterfly spotted near Medicine Bluff Creek, OK.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, female dark form
Papilio glaucus Species Papilio glaucus - Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 3 years ago

Nice find! Some slight differences to look for to help distinguish the Eastern Tiger from the Black Swallowtails...Black swallowtails have yellowish spots on the body and orange spots on the wings are in a different place. Often, you can see faint banding from the stripes on the wings. You can compare here: http://bugguide.net/node/view/2636

FernandoMSoares
FernandoMSoares 3 years ago

Wonderful!

SargonR
Spotted by
SargonR

Lawton, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Apr 15, 2017
Submitted on Apr 15, 2017

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