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Tiger Swallowtail

Tiger Swallowtail butterflies are some of the most beautiful and spectacular butterflies of North America. According to Wikipedia, several species, in different parts of the continent, are referred to by the common name Tiger Swallowtail. 

Papilio appalachiensis or Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail, native to the Appalachians

 

Papilio canadensis or Canadian Tiger Swallowtail, native to Canada
 
Papilio glaucus or Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, native to Central America, Mexico, and parts of the United States
 
Papilio rutulus or Western Tiger Swallowtail, native to the Western United States

Western Giant Tiger Swallowtail

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Swallowtail Party

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Western Tiger Swallowtail

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Western Tiger Swallowtail

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.Tiger Swallowtail butterfly at the butterfly bush in My yard

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