Black Swallowtail Butterfly Facts

21 Black Swallowtail Butterfly Fun Facts

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Black swallowtail collecting nectar

The black swallowtail butterfly is beautiful and can be seen gracing many urban gardens with their presence these butterflies are active between late April and early June so if your hobby is studying butterflies in their natural habitat then this time of the year is when you should watch out for them.

Though they have a short life span they do leave their mark that is unforgettable, below we will be discussing some amazing fun facts as we enter the world of the black swallowtail butterfly.

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Eastern Black swallowtail Butterfly

Black Swallowtail Butterfly Life Cycle

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Black swallowtail butterfly

The eastern black swallowtail butterfly can be found throughout southern Canada, most of the eastern and mid-western United States, west to the Rocky Mountains, southwest into Arizona, and northern Mexico. This butterfly has two generations a year, the first group of butterflies emerges between late April and early June.

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Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Western Tiger Swallowtail Life Cycle

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Western tiger swallowtail

The western tiger swallowtail butterfly is native to western North America, this butterfly is commonly seen in woodlands, sagelands, meadows, near streams, and rivers, parks, suburbs, gardens, oases, canyons, creeks, roadsides, and wooded suburbs. These butterflies are very active and love sunny locations.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillar

Identifying Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillar

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Eastern swallowtail butterfly caterpillar

Our gardens and landscapes are teeming with all sorts of insects whether they be garden insect pests or beneficial insects, what we don’t want is to mistake these insects that are of great benefit for the bad guys. Have you ever moved through your garden area and stumbled upon insects especially the weird-looking ones wondering what they were? In this article, however, we will be discussing such insects known as the eastern tiger swallowtail caterpillar and how to identify them.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Facts

20 Tiger Swallowtail Fun Facts

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Eastern swallowtail butterfly

In one of my articles, we discussed the biology of the eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly and how you can create a natural habitat for them in your home garden, however, we will be looking at some fun facts about this butterfly that have caught the attention of so many people. The eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly is very beautiful and will fill your garden with its many colors as they move about collecting nectar. Here are the fun facts that you will find to be very interesting.

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