Spicebush Swallowtail (Papilio troilus)

Below: An example of wing wear.

Comments:  Top photo taken at Soldier's Delight Natural Environment Area, Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/6/2005). Bottom photos taken in the Curtis Bay area of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/17/2005). Similar species: Pipevine Swallowtail (which this species mimics), dark female E. Tiger Swallowtail, Red-spotted Purple.


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