swallowtail butterflies, Papilio spp.  (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) - 1791024

swallowtail butterflies
Papilio sp. Linnaeus 1758

Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: early to mid to late season leaf feeder, common on tulip poplar, also eats sassafras,everts bright orange, butyric smelling osmetaria when disturbed, dispersing pre-pupal larvae are brown
Image type: Field
Image location: , United States

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Name: Lance S. Risley
Organization: William Paterson University
Country: United States

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Thursday, June 26, 1997
Image Information last updated on Saturday, January 23, 2016