Saturday, September 27, 2008

Pipevine swallowtail (Battus philinor) active at World Peace Wetland Prairie circle garden

Please click on image to ENLARGE view of pipevine swallowtail nectaring on World Peace Wetland Prairie on September 24, 2008. The host species for the eggs and caterpillars of the Battus philinor are the Aristochia macrophylla and Aristochia serpentaria.

For information about the host plant for the pipevine swallowtail found in our area, please see
Virginia snakeroot, Aristolochia serpentaria

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