Pipevine Swallowtail - ROM2015_14699_7


Pipevine Swallowtail

Place Collected
North America, Canada, Ontario, Kent County, 42.2816, -81.8433
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Taxonomy
    • KingdomAnimalia
    • PhylumArthropoda
    • ClassInsecta
    • OrderLepidoptera
    • FamilyPapilionidae
    • SubfamilyPapilioninae
    • TribeTroidini
    • GenusBattus
    • SpecificEpithetphilenor
Object number: ROME43087
Not on view
DescriptionDutchman's-pipe leaves contain toxic chemicals that are absorbed by Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillars and are passed on to the adults, making both stages unpalatable to potential predators such as birds.
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