Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - wingspan approx. 12 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Papilionidae (Swallowtail Butterflies)
Genus: Papilio
Species: Glaucus
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Papilionidae (Swallowtail Butterflies)
Genus: Papilio
Species: Polyxenes
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Eastern Black Swallowtail (female) - wingspan approx. 9cm
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Eastern Black Swallowtail (male) - wingspan approx. 9 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Papilionidae (Swallowtail Butterflies)
Genus: Papilio
Species: Polyxenes
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Updated September 26 2013
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Female has more blue - male has more yellow
Eastern Black Swallowtail larva (early instar) - approx. 3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Papilionidae (Swallowtail Butterflies)
Genus: Papilio
Species: Polyxenes
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Male has more yellow - female has more blue
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Updated September 26 2013
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Updated September 26 2013
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Updated February 10 2017
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Spicebush Swallowtail larva (early instar) - approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Papilionidae (Swallowtail Butterflies)
Genus: Papilio
Species: Troilus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated September 30 2014
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First three instars resemble a bird dropping - feeds on
Spicebush and
Sassafras
Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly (male) - wingspan approx. 9 cm - Leslie Spit - June 2011
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly - wingspan approx. 12 cm - Thorncliffe Park - May 2012
Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly (female) - wingspan approx. 9 cm - Leslie Spit - August 2013
Spicebush Swallowtail larva feeding on Sassafras - approx. 2 cm - High Park - September 2014
Eastern Black Swallowtail larva on Quenn Anne's Lace - approx. 3 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - September 2008
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Papilionidae (Swallowtail Butterflies)
Genus: Papilio
Species: Polyxenes
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated September 26 2013
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Eastern Black Swallowtail larva - approx. 5 cm - Lower Don Valley (Todmorden Mills) - September 2016
Eastern Black Swallowtail larva (last instar) - approx. 5 cm