Tiger Swallowtail butterfly – 7/26/11
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 7/26/11
Observation Time: 1:30 p.m.
Observation Location: dirt road leading to the Gavins Pond dam
Common Name:Tiger Swallowtail butterfly
Scientific Name: Papilio glaucus
Comments: This butterfly was so preoccupied with feeding on some decomposing organic matter that I was able to approach within a few inches to take this photo.
More Information: Butterflies and Moths of North America