Papilio glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific name: Papilio glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common name: Eastern tiger swallowtail

Natural host plants: 
Alnus incana (Betulaceae)
Amelanchier canadensis (Rosaceae)
Betula sp. ++ (Betulaceae)
Betula alleghaniensis (Betulaceae)
Betula lenta (Betulaceae)
Betula papyrifera (Betulaceae)
Betula pubescens (Betulaceae)
Crataegus (Rosaceae)
Cydonia oblonga (Rosaceae)
Fraxinus pennsylvanica (Oleaceae)
Liriodendrum tulipifera (Magnoliaceae) 
Magnolia virginiana (Magnoliaceae) 
Malus pumila (Rosaceae)
Populus sp. + (Salicaceae)
Prunus sp. ++ (Rosaceae)
Prunus americana (Rosaceae)
Prunus cerasus (Rosaceae)
Prunus domestica (Rosaceae)
Prunus ilicifolia (Rosaceae)
Prunus pensylvanica (Rosaceae)
Prunus persica (Rosaceae)
Prunus serotina (Rosaceae)
Prunus virginiana (Rosaceae)
Ptelea trifoliata (Rutaceae)
Sassafras sp. (Lauraceae)
Salix boothii (Salicaceae)
Syringa vulgaris (Oleaceae)
Tilia sp. (Tiliaceae)
Ulmus sp. (Ulmaceae)

Substitute host plants:
Ligustrum sp. (Oleaceae)

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