Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Wingspan: 4 inches

Overview: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) is in the Papilionidae family. They are strong fliers, with tail-like apendages on the rear of the wings.General Habitat: Fields, gardens, open woods, meadows.

Caterpillar & Host Plants

Larvae feed on many native trees and shrubs. The combination of the osmeterium and the two eye-like spots on the top of its head, makes the caterpillar look like a snake.