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Anise Swallowtail (Papilio (Papilio) zelicaon)


  • BND: Anise Swallowtail; Papilio (Papilio) zelicaon Lucas, 1852
  • BNA: Anise Swallowtail; Papilio zelicaon
  • NDC: PAZE
  • Habitat: Western gardens, prairie hilltops near Umbelliferae
  • Larval food: Wild Umbelliferae
  • Adult flight: One protracted brood, May into July
  • References: Royer 61, Ferris & Brown 183, Scott 170
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