Melissa Fischer. wild in Michigan. naturalist

larvae and swallowtails (Shit and swallow)

A rough looking Eastern Tiger Swallowtail likely enjoying the end of its 4 week life span with a final nectar meal..

The Giant Swallowtail larvae look like bird poop

Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)

Another view of the Giant Swallowtail. This one was a male. Males flutter their wings more rapidly than the females. They are also smaller than the females. The females look like slow birds.



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