Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly is a swallowtail butterfly found in the eastern United States, north-east Mexico and south-east Canada. Its distinctive black and white-striped pattern is reminiscent of a zebra.<br />
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The Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly is also the official state butterfly of Tennessee.<br />
The Zebra Swallowtail has triangular wings with long tails. It has some distinctive black and white markings on its wings and some small red and blue markings on both bottom corners of the wings. There are two seasonal forms. Spring forms are more white and have small black tails with white tips. Summer forms are more black and have longer tails with more white in them. The wingspan measures 2 2/5 to 3 1/2 inches.
  
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Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly is a swallowtail butterfly found in the eastern United States, north-east Mexico and south-east Canada. Its distinctive black and white-striped pattern is reminiscent of a zebra.

The Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly is also the official state butterfly of Tennessee.
The Zebra Swallowtail has triangular wings with long tails. It has some distinctive black and white markings on its wings and some small red and blue markings on both bottom corners of the wings. There are two seasonal forms. Spring forms are more white and have small black tails with white tips. Summer forms are more black and have longer tails with more white in them. The wingspan measures 2 2/5 to 3 1/2 inches.

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Date 20 Apr 2010
Location: Fredericksburg Texas USA
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Copyright: © Greg Disch Photography gdisch@gregdisch.com
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