Although I recognize this practice isn't for everyone, I try to
collected tiger swallowtails I see in July and August here in Vermont
(and elsewhere in the north).
We still have so much to learn!
By the way, I spent some quality time with Baltimore Checkerspots
(/Euphydryas phaeton/)—in every stage of life—last week:
On 7/18/16 8:29 AM, Alex Grkovich wrote:
> Yeah, Dave…these are NOT Canadian Tiger Swallowtails.
> These resemble an entity that I have previously found at about this
> time of year (July 26 for example) on Boston’s North Shore (Essex Co.).
> I don’t think that they are Eastern Tigers (P. glaucus) either.
> There is rather apparently an unknown entity – at least one -
> occurring in the northern half of New England.
> *Alex Grkovich*
> BALA | TMP
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> *From:*Vermont Butterfly Survey [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On
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> *Sent:* Sunday, July 17, 2016 11:08 PM
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> *Subject:* 2 tiger swallowtails of Grand Isle, 17-July
> 2 tiger swallowtails of Grand Isle, 17-July
> Dave Hoag
Field Naturalist and Ecological Planning Programs
333 Jeffords Hall, 63 Carrigan Drive
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405