Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Wildflower in a Field
Adults feed on the nectar of many species of flowers, mostly from those of the Apocynaceae, Asteraceae, and Fabaceae families.
Identifying the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
The male is yellow with four black "tiger stripes" on each forewing (thus giving the butterfly it's name) . Females may be either yellow or black.
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