Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio Glaucus)Facts, Habitat, Eggs, And Images

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio Glaucus)

The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail is a species of swallowtail butterfly and native of this butterfly is eastern North America. Here in this article, you will see this Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Facts habitat, eggs, and images.

This Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly is the popular butterflies in the eastern United States.

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Facts


Eastern tiger swallowtail facts

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly  Specification
Scientific name Papilio glaucus
Subfamily Swallowtail (Papilionidae)
wingspan 7.9 to 14 cm (3.1 to 5.5 in)
Eggs description Small green eggs
Eggs height 0.8 millimeters (0.03 in)
Eggs width 1.2 millimeters (0.05 in)
Caterpillar length 5.5 centimeters (2.2 in)
Chrysalis length 3.2 centimeters (1.3 in)
Host and Nectar Plants Magnoliaceae and Rosaceae families plants,  tulip tree, sweet bay magnolia, wild black cherry, Aspens, birches,  willows.
Habitat Woodlands, fields, rivers, creeks, roadsides, and gardens.
Similar To Western Tiger Swallowtail
State butterfly  Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
State insect  Virginia
Lifespan  Average 10 to 12 days

Eastern tiger swallowtail photo

Eastern tiger swallowtail life cycle

Eastern tiger swallowtail image

 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Picture

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