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Spicebush Swallowtail

Papilio troilus

Description:

Side angle of the beautifully brilliant spicebush swallowtail which was sunbathing in my driveway.

1 Comment

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

The markings on the underside of the wing is slightly different than a black swallowtail. Here are images so you can compare:
Black Swallowtail: http://bugguide.net/node/view/1021210/bg...
http://bugguide.net/node/view/1009150/bg...

Spicebush Swallowtail: http://bugguide.net/node/view/998901/bgi...
http://bugguide.net/node/view/717848/bgi...

Candice Trimble
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Candice Trimble

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Spotted on Aug 14, 2013
Submitted on Aug 14, 2013

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