Posts Tagged: Papilio rutulus
Don't look now, but a garden spider almost grabbed a tiger by the tail. The tiger? That would be...
Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, nectars on a zinnia, unaware of the danger lurking below. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of garden spider tucked beneath the petals. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tame that tiger. Wilton beekeeper Brian Fishback, president of the Sacramento Area Beekeepers'...
Spreading Its Wing
Sip of Nectar
Talk about a tiger by the tail. That would be the Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus)....
Western Tiger Swallowtail