Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio canadensis)

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail ( Papilio canadensis )

Male - Luskville, QC 2015/06/04

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail ( Papilio canadensis )

Algonquin Provincial Park, ON 2012/05/19

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail ( Papilio canadensis )

Kirk Cove, ON 2017/06/03

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail ( Papilio canadensis )

Female - Eardley, QC 2011/06/16

Member of Family: Papilionidae

French common name: Papillon tigré du Canada

This is the more northerly of our Tiger Swallowtail species. It shares its range with the Midsummer Tiger in Central and Eastern Ontario. In Northern Ontario however, only the Canadian Tiger is found.

To see where this butterfly has been reported, visit: The Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online

For further info on this species, visit the Butterflies of Canada ( en français )