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Papilio rutulus, the western tiger swallowtail butterfly can reach a wingspan of 3 to 4 inches. This common species is present in western North America.  He is certainly the most common butterfly in our back yard.  Or is it his size that makes him most visible?


A giclée print of a watercolor painting of a northern tiger swallowtail butterfly, printed onto Arches watercolor paper with archival ink.


5 X 5 Inches


8x8 Inches





Western Tiger Swallowtail, Papilio rutulus

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