Common here because of all of the Pawpaws.
Likes open bushy fields and woodlands, especially along watercourses
2 Broods April to Aug/Sept
1st Brood is most common
Summer individuals are larger with broader black bands and longer tails than spring butters.
Flight is lower to the ground than other swallowtails
Flight is direct and rapid.
Very hard to photograph because they almost always flitter.Back to DiOhio's Journal homepage.