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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Papilio glaucus


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

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

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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:

FernandoMSoares 3 years ago


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Lawton, Oklahoma, USA

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

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