Monarch butterflies are best known for their striking orange and black pattern. The orange color is bright and vivid, making them easily recognizable.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Their distinct wing patterns, geographic ranges, and host plant preferences contribute to their unique characteristics and make Tigers and Zebras somewhat easily distinguishable from each other.
The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) and the Eastern Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes) are two distinct butterfly species that are difficult to identify but can be differentiated by several features.
Sweetbay Magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) and the Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) are commonly utilized by Eastern Tiger Swallowtail caterpillars.