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Spicebush Swallowtail

Papilio troilus

Description:

Caterpillar, probably 3rd or 4th instar, found on Sassafras (S. albidum)

Habitat:

Woodlands, typically near stands of sassafras or spicebush, upon which it hosts.

Notes:

Also sometimes called a 'Green clouded swallowtail'

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Wixenstyx
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Wixenstyx

Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jul 2, 2015
Submitted on Mar 31, 2016

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