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Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)

Go to: Roosting Pipevines

The caterpillars of this common butterfly are most frequently encountered in the ranch country in the northern portion of the Valley. In February of 2007 in the northern Starr County community of San Isidro, an interesting phenomena was observed of Pipevines roosting on native trees.


Pipevine Swallowtail

Solar Drive, Mission, Texas
June 28, 2005 (Gil Quintanilla)


Pipevine Swallowtail


San Isidro, Hidalgo County, Texas
May 27, 2005 (Cat Traylor)


(chrysalis on a lowquat tree)

Cedar Park, Travis Co., Texas
May 19, 2005 (David T Anderson)


Sierra Vista, AZ
August 2, 2005 (M Quinn) 

February 24, 2007 / NABA SoTx Home