Pipevine Swallowtail

(Battus philenor)

Pipevine Swallowtail
Native to: 

Mexico and the Continental United States, except northwest of Wyoming

Plant Association: 

Adults feed on lilac, azaleas, phlox, lantana, petunias, verbenas, and more. 

Interesting Fact: 

This prolific butterfly actually overwinters in its chrysalis. 

Photograph by: 
Sturgis McKeever, Georgia Southern University