Gold-Rimmed Swallowtail Butterfly Life Cycle

Gold-Rimmed (Battus Polydamus) Swallowtail Butterfly Habitat and Habit Adults frequent open fields and pine woods including suburban gardens.It is found in the Neotropic ecozone of North America and South America], and the Southernmost parts of the North North central Florida south to Miami and the Florida Keys; not in south central Florida. American Nearctic ecozone in Mexico.[1] The polydamas swallowtail is one of only two United States swallowtails of the genus Battus andis, our only eastern United States swallowtail without tails. The polydamas (subspecies lucayus) swallowtail is a tropical species occurring in peninsular Florida, the Florida Keys and the Bahamas. Occasional strays wander as far north as Missouri and Kentucky.

Wingspan: 3.5 to 4.5 inches Gold-Rimmed (Battus Polydamus) Swallowtail Butterfly Life Cycle

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Gold-Rimmed Swallowtail Butterfly Dorsal View

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Gold-Rimmed (Polydamas) Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plants

uncategorized Calico Pipevine (Aristolochia Elegans) Gold-Rimmed Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plantuncategorized Calico Pipevine (Aristolochia Elegans) Gold-Rimmed Swallowtail Butterfly Plant Map Distributionhttp://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch?keywordquery=Aristolochia+Elegans&mode=sciname&submit.x=12&submit.y=10

uncategorized Giant Pipe Vine (Aristolochia Californica) Gold-Rimmed Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plant uncategorized Giant Pipe Vine (Aristolochia Californica) Gold-Rimmed Swallowtail Butterfly Plant Map Distributionhttp://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch?keywordquery=Aristolochia+Californica&mode=sciname&submit.x=18&submit.y=8

uncategorized Pelican Flower (Aristolochia Gigantea) Gold-Rimmed Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plant Pelican Flower (Aristolochia Gigantea) Gold-Rimmed Swallowtail Butterfly Plant Map Distribution Not Available

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