Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly; Papilio glaucus

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Papilio glaucus
Host plants for the Tiger Swallowtail includes Sweet Bay, Black Cherry, Willow, and Tulip Poplar.
Male Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) butterfly
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) Female, yellow form.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Male
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
yellow female
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) female drinking nectar from red Pentas.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) drinking nectar from purple flowering Salvia Indigo Spires.
Female nectaring on pentas
The tiger pattern is seen underneath the wings .
An Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) green egg on a Tulip Poplar leaf.
A closer view of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) green egg.
A Tiger Swallowtail egg on Tulip Poplar, a host plant.
Close view of an egg.
A dead Eastern Tiger Swallowtail gives a glimpse of eggs waiting to be laid.
A dead Eastern Tiger Swallowtail gives a glimpse of eggs waiting to be laid.
A dead female partly eaten, found in the garden.
A closer view shows the eggs waiting to be laid.
A small Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) butterfly larva caterpillar.
A small Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) butterfly caterpillar.
Small Tiger Swallowtail caterpillar.
Slightly larger caterpillar on Wild Black Cherry.
A late instar green caterpillar larva of Easter Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) butterfly.
A black form female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) butterfly drinking from porterweed.
A larger caterpillar has fake eyes.
Its head is to the right,
below the yellow line
on the caterpillar.

A Tiger Swallowtail; black form.
Either yellow or black form females may come
from either yellow or black form females.