Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)

Found statewide in NC, Zebra Swallowtails are usually uncommon and fairly local. They are even less common in the western portion of the state, but they can be abundant in some areas of the coastal plain, e.g. around Pettigrew State Park where many of these photos were taken.


Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
Currituck Co., NC
18 June 2014

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
Wake Co., NC
26 May 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
Wake Co., NC
26 May 2008


Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)

Washington Co., NC
30 June 2006

Puddle party sucking up minerals and moisture from the sand.

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
Washington Co., NC
19 June 2004
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2003

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
Nectaring on Verbena
Tyrrell Co., NC
21 June 2003
Caswell Co., NC
17 June 2006

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Pettigrew Puddle Party
Washington Co., NC
19 June 2004

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
Washington Co., NC
30 June 2006
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
Washington Co., NC
30 June 2006
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
Madison Co., NC
9 Apr 2012

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) Washington Co., NC
30 June 2006

The butterfly on the left is missing its tails, perhaps due to a bird or lizard attack.



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