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Papilio glaucus (Eastern tiger swallowtail)

Synonyms: Papilio alcidamas; Papilio alexiares; Papilio antilochus; Papilio turnus

Wikipedia Abstract

Papilio alexiares, the Mexican Tiger Swallowtail, is a species of swallowtail butterfly from the genus Papilio that is found in Mexico and southern Texas.
View Wikipedia Record: Papilio glaucus

Attributes

Wing Span [1]  3.4 inches (.087 m)

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Badlands National Park II 178535 South Dakota, United States
Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve 90 Michigan, United States
Western Michigan University's Asylum Lake Preserve 274 Michigan, United States

Ecosystems

Emblem of

Delaware
Georgia (US)
South Carolina
Virginia

Prey / Diet

Alnus incana (gray alder)[2]
Asclepias syriaca (broadleaf milkweed)[3]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[3]
Eupatorium maculatum (Spotted Joe-pye Weed)[3]
Fraxinus americana (white ash)[2]
Lindera benzoin[2]
Liriodendron tulipifera[2]
Lonicera japonica (Chinese honeysuckle)[3]
Magnolia acuminata (cucumber-tree)[2]
Magnolia virginiana (sweetbay)[2]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[2]
Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)[2]
Prunus ilicifolia (hollyleaf cherry)[2]
Prunus serotina[2]
Prunus virginiana (chokecherry)[2]
Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)[3]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[3]
Acer rubrum (red maple)[3]
Lindera benzoin (northern spicebush)[3]
Lindera triloba (sassafras)[3]
Liriodendron tulipifera (tuliptree)[3]
Prunus serotina (Black Cherry)[3]
Salix nigra (black willow)[3]
Ulmus americana (American elm)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)2
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)2
Archilochus colubris (Ruby-throated Hummingbird)3
Baeolophus bicolor (Tufted Titmouse)3
Battus philenor (pipevine swallowtail)3
Boloria selene (Silver-bordered fritillary)1
Bonasa umbellus (Ruffed Grouse)1
Branta canadensis (Canada Goose)1
Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal)2
Castor canadensis (american beaver)4
Chlosyne gorgone (Gorgone Checkerspot)1
Colias philodice (clouded sulphur)4
Corvus brachyrhynchos (American Crow)2
Cyanocitta cristata (Blue Jay)2
Danaus plexippus (Monarch Butterfly)1
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)5
Dryocopus pileatus (Pileated Woodpecker)2
Dumetella carolinensis (Grey Catbird)3
Empidonax minimus (Least Flycatcher)1
Erynnis icelus (Dreamy Dusky Wing)1
Erynnis persius (Persius Dusky Wing)1
Euphydryas phaeton (Baltimore checkerspot)2
Hylocichla mustelina (Wood Thrush)1
Incisalia henrici (Henry's Elfin)2
Marmota monax (woodchuck)5
Melanerpes carolinus (Red-bellied Woodpecker)2
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey)4
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)2
Microtus ochrogaster (prairie vole)1
Microtus pennsylvanicus (meadow vole)5
Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird)5
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)4
Neotoma cinerea (bushy-tailed woodrat)2
Nymphalis antiopa (camberwell beauty)7
Odocoileus hemionus (mule deer)1
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)11
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)4
Papilio polyxenes (Eastern black swallowtail)6
Papilio troilus (spicebush swallowtail)8
Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse)4
Picoides pubescens (Downy Woodpecker)3
Pieris napi (Green-veined White Butterfly)1
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)2
Piranga rubra (Summer Tanager)3
Polygonia comma (Comma anglewing)1
Polygonia interrogationis (Questionmark anglewing)2
Polygonia progne (gray comma)1
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)2
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)1
Satyrium calanus (Banded hairstreak)2
Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)3
Sciurus niger (eastern fox squirrel)2
Sialia sialis (Eastern Bluebird)3
Spinus tristis (American Goldfinch)3
Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)2
Sylvilagus floridanus (Eastern Cottontail)7
Tamias striatus (eastern chipmunk)3
Turdus migratorius (American Robin)7
Tyrannus tyrannus (Eastern Kingbird)3
Vireo olivaceus (Red-eyed Vireo)3
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)3
Zonotrichia albicollis (White-throated Sparrow)2

Predators

Accipiter striatus (Sharp-shinned Hawk)[3]
Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)[3]
Anax junius (green darner)[3]
Calosoma scrutator (Fiery searcher)[3]
Corvus brachyrhynchos (American Crow)[3]
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)[3]
Dolichovespula maculata (baldfaced hornet)[3]
Megaceryle alcyon (Belted Kingfisher)[3]
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)[3]
Picoides pubescens (Downy Woodpecker)[3]
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)[3]
Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)[3]
Sitta carolinensis (White-breasted Nuthatch)[3]
Strix varia (Barred Owl)[3]
Tenodera aridifolia (Chinese mantid)[3]

Providers

Mimic of 
Battus philenor (pipevine swallowtail)[3]
Shelter 
Carpinus caroliniana (American hornbeam)[3]
Acer rubrum (red maple)[3]
Lindera benzoin (northern spicebush)[3]
Lindera triloba (sassafras)[3]
Liriodendron tulipifera (tuliptree)[3]
Prunus serotina (Black Cherry)[3]
Salix nigra (black willow)[3]
Ulmus americana (American elm)[3]

Consumers

Pollinator of 
Asclepias syriaca (broadleaf milkweed)[3]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[3]
Eupatorium maculatum (Spotted Joe-pye Weed)[3]
Lonicera japonica (Chinese honeysuckle)[3]
Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)[3]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo

Distribution

Western Michigan University’s Asylum Lake;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Butterflies of Canada, Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 3Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
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