Monday, 31 March 2014

Papilio troilus

The Spicebush Swallowtail (Papilio troilus) is a common black swallowtail butterfly found in North America, also known as the Green-Clouded butterfly. It has two subspecies, Papilio troilus troilus and Papilio troilus ilioneus, the latter found mainly in the Florida peninsula. The spicebush swallowtail derives its name from its most common host plant, the spicebush, members of the genus Lindera.

Papilio troilus - Photo source link
Papilio troilus - Photo source link
Papilio troilus - Photo source link
Papilio troilus - Photo source link
Papilio troilus - Photo source link
Papilio troilus - Photo source link

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