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Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
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Title: Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly


An Eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly (female, black form) drinks nectar from a plumeless thistle flower in an abandoned agricultural field. Females have blue scales on the upper side of the lower hindwing.

Location: Loudoun, VA, USA

Date Taken: 08/08/2005

Photographer: Elizabeth A. Sellers
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Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


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Type: JPEG image - 2.18 MB
Dimensions: 2400 x 3600

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