Swallowtails: Zebra Swallowtail
Protographium marcellus

Zebra Swallowtail Sightings
Size: Wingspan ranges from 2.5" - 4"
Habitat: River edges, rich woods, meadows
Occurrence Level: Common
Flight Period: Mid April, early July, early September
Larval Host Plant: Pawpaw

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Zebra Swallowtail
Howard County, MD. April 6, 2012.

Dorsal view. Spring broods generally have shorter tails.

Zebra Swallowtail
Anne Arundel County, MD. June 21, 2013

Ventral view. Notice the nice long tails of the summer brood.

Zebra Swallowtail
Anne Arundel County, MD. August 11, 2013

Worn Zebra Swallowtail.

Zebra Swallowtail
Fauquier County, VA. May 16, 2015

Zebra Swallowtails have a red stripe in the middle of the hindwing. They may also display a greenish white appearance.