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Spicebush Swallowtail

Papilio troilus

Description:

Butterfly

Habitat:

Yard

Notes:

No blue on wings, no long point

2 species ID suggestions

2 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 3 years ago

Hi Kris, please take a look at the ID suggestion I made earlier. This butterfly is certainly a Palamedes Swallowtail. :-)

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 4 years ago

Great find! The yellow stripe on the underside of the wing is distinctive for the Palamedes Swallowtail. Please compare to images and description on the link I provided above. :-)

South Carolina, USA

Lat: 33.96, Long: -81.21

Spotted on Sep 3, 2014
Submitted on Sep 4, 2014

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