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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Papilio glaucus


It was bigger than my palm!

2 Species ID Suggestions

Old world Swallowtail Butterfly
Papilio machaon
KarenL 9 years ago
Eastern tiger swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Papilio glaucus

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KarenL 9 years ago

This is actually an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail not an Old World Swallowtail! If you check out the wiki links you will be able to see the difference!

cgzurawa 9 years ago

I also saw one on my front porch! It was in mid July. I live in Northeast PA. My brother called it a Luna Moth but it looked just like this. Wish I had a picture.

dita_gruze 9 years ago

Thank you!

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on May 25, 2011
Submitted on Jun 1, 2011

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