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Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio appalachiensis)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Papilionidae (pap-ill-lee-ON-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Papilio (pap-ILL-ee-oh) (Info)
Species: appalachiensis

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Jonesville, Virginia

By Love2bugs
Thumbnail #1 of Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio appalachiensis) by Love2bugs

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Positive Love2bugs On Aug 8, 2011, Love2bugs from Jonesville, VA wrote:

Compared among Canadian, Eastern and Western Tiger Swallowtail. My conclusion that mine is the Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail because I live in Southwest Virginia and the Tiger Swallowtail is the State butterfly of Virginia. I am happy to have a good picture of it.


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