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Swallowtails (Papilionidae)

Swallowtail Butterflies

Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes), Butterfly Farming, Gardening, Horticulture

Black Swallowtail Caterpillar Stages

The Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes) caterpillar undergoes a series of developmental stages, much like other butterflies. This process is known as metamorphosis, and for butterflies, it encompasses four primary stages: 1. Egg The life of a Black Swallowtail begins as a tiny, spherical, cream-colored egg. The female butterfly usually lays […]