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Photo#46036
Tiger Swallowtail or Black Swallowtail - Papilio glaucus

Tiger Swallowtail or Black Swallowtail - Papilio glaucus
McDonough, Georgia, USA
March 17, 2006
I thought this was a Tiger Swallowtail but someone told me it was a Black Swallowtail. I think they are incorrect but wanted to double make sure.

Thank you Lynette and Carla f
Thank you Lynette and Carla for the id and the photo compliment. I appreciate both.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
I think the person was thinking in reverse. There is a black form of the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, but there isn't a yellow form of the black swallowtail. Does that make sense? See guide pages.

 
Lynette, I was thinking the s
Lynette, I was thinking the same thing... Thank you for helping out with the id. I appreciate it.

Gorgeous photo!
Really doesn't look like the Black I have in my book. Looks more like the Tiger, but in my book for Florida the Tiger has more blue on it.
Carla Finley
Venice, FL
http://community.webshots.com/user/CarlaFinley