Papilio aristodemus — Overview

Schaus' Swallowtail Or Island Swallowtail learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

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North American Ecology (US and Canada)

Resident in the southern tip of Florida (Scott 1986). Habitats are WOODED AREAS. Host plants are largely restricted to a few species mostly in one family, with most known hosts from Rutaceae. Hosts are usually trees. Eggs are laid on the host plant singly. Individuals overwinter as pupae. There are one or two flights each year. Flight times are approximately from APR15-SEP15 depending on latitude (Scott 1986).

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