Spicebush Swallowtail

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park.

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Common name [Link is to BAMONA] (wingspan range in inches) Occurrence level & flight period.
Habitat. Typically visits (for nectaring). Larval host plants.




Spicebush Swallowtail (3–4") Common: E-May to E-Sep Woods trails, edges & gardens Joe-Pye weed, thistles Spicebush & sassafras
Spicebush Swallowtail (male)

Male
July 22, 2010
Annapolis Rock (PRSP)
Scott Berglund

Spicebush Swallowtail (male)

Male
August 5, 2009
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott

Spicebush Swallowtail (male)

Male
August 10, 2010
Mount Pleasant
Richard Orr

Spicebush Swallowtail (male)

Male
August 26, 2011
Zirn Property
Linda Hunt

Spicebush Swallowtail (female)

Female
July 12, 2012
Dorsey Search (Columbia)
Annette Allor

Spicebush Swallowtail (M and F)

Male & Female
June 29, 2014
David Force NRA
Linda Hunt

Spicebush Swallowtail (caterpillar)

Earlier instar
July 25, 2012
Columbia
Linda Hunt

Spicebush Swallowtail (caterpillar)

Caterpillar
September 7, 2015
Robinson Nature Center
Jo Solem

Spicebush Swallowtail (caterpillar)

Caterpillar
September 7, 2015
Robinson Nature Center
Jo Solem

Spicebush Swallowtail (caterpillar)

Caterpillar
September 25, 2015
Schooley Mill Park
Jo Solem

Spicebush Swallowtail (caterpillar)

Caterpillar
September 25, 2013
Fox Chase
Bonnie Ott