Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Papilio glaucus

Genus Papilio
Subfamily Swallowtails
Family Swallowtails
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Common
Flight Period Early May to early September
Notes Occurs primarily after the Canadian Tiger Swallowtail flight
Overwintering Pupa
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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 8/9/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 8/20/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Male

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 8/20/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Male

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Mike Walker - 7/6/2002
In Auburn
Female

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/4/1999
Northeastern University Campus, Burlington
Female

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/18/2001
Quail Run
Female

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Tom Murray - 7/13/2003
Stow
Dark Form Female

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/8/2004
Hamden, CT
Dark Form Female

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Tom Murray - 9/1/2005
Great Blue Hill, Canton
Caterpillar

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Tom Murray - 9/1/2005
Great Blue Hill, Canton
Caterpillar

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Tom Whelan - 7/30/2006
Lexington
Dark Form Female

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Frank Model - 10/5/2007
Northampton Community Gardens

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Photo by Frank Model - 7/24/2007
Northampton Community Gardens

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