Tiger Swallowtail

tiger swallowtail

Tiger Swallowtail

Scientific name: Papilio glaucus Linnaeus
(Lepidoptera: Papilionidae)

Facts: The tiger swallowtail is nearly as large as the giant swallowtail. The yellow background with black stripes are the obvious reason for their name. Some females are black and can be mistaken for black swallowtails.

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