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Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly Pictures, Facts, and Information

Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly with heavily worn wings


Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly with heavily worn wings

Black butterfly


Black butterfly

Blue-grey butterfly


Blue-grey butterfly
Black butterfly
Pictures of Pipevine Swallowtail butterflies (Battus philenor).

These butterflies are native to the Southern United States and Mexico. Adults are poisonous because the caterpillars feed on the poisonous pipevine plants (hence the name).