Papilio appalachiensis


Papilio appalachiensis

Taxobox
name = Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail


image_width = 204px
image_caption = Male Holotype
status = NE
status_system = IUCN3.1
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
classis = Insecta
ordo = Lepidoptera
super_familia = Rhopalocera
familia = Papilionidae
genus = "Papilio"
species = "P. appalachiensis"
binomial = "Papilio appalachiensis"
binomial_authority =

As the name implies the Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail only flies in the range of the Appalachian Mountains. It can be viewed only in the spring [cite web |title=Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail (Pterourus Papilio appalachiensis) |url= http://www.carolinanature.com/butterflies/appalachiantiger.html |Publisher= North Carolina Butterflies |year=2005 |accessdate=2008-09-28] . It has one brood a year in the spring. The spring brood is much larger than the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail in which is shares much of it's range [cite web |title= Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio appalachiensis) |url= http://www.duke.edu/~jspippen/butterflies/appalachiantigerswallowtail.htm |year=2005 |accessdate=2008-09-28] .

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