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Zebra Swallowtail

Protographium marcellus

Description:

The Zebra Swallowtail has a wingspan of 6.4 to 10.4 cm (2.5 to 4.1 in).[3] The triangular wings are white to greenish-white with black longitudinal stripes. A pair of swordlike tails extend from the hind wings.[2] The inner margin of the hind wing has two blue spots on the corner and a red spot near the body.[2] A red stripe runs along the middle of the ventral hind wing.

Notes:

A fluttering swallowtail sipping nectar from a wildflower.

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Candice Trimble
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Candice Trimble

Front Royal, Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 4, 2014
Submitted on May 6, 2014

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