Swallowtails: Pipevine Swallowtail Battus philenor
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 2.75" - 5"|
|Habitat:||Open deciduous woods, nearby fields|
|Flight Period:||Late April to early May; late June & late July; early September|
|Larval Host Plant:||Dutchman's Pipe, Virginia Snakeroot|
Click on any photo to enlarge
Notice the single row of seven orange postmediam spots on the hindwing.
An early spring brood Pipevine Swallowtail. Oftentimes the earlier broods are smaller and not as colorful.