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Mississippi State Butterfly:

Spicebush swallowtail butterfly - click to see all state insects
Spicebush swallowtail butterfly; photo by Amy Evenstad on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike). See All State Insects.

Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly

See spicebush swallowtail butterfly video below

Mississippi designated the spicebush swallowtail butterfly (Pterourus troilus) as the official state butterfly in 1991.

Spicebush swallowtail butterfly caterpillar - click to see all insect symbols
Spicebush swallowtail butterfly caterpillar photo by Ronald F. Billings, Texas Forest Service / insect images.org: spicebush. See All State Insects.
Spicebush swallowtail butterfly - click to see all butterfly & insect symbols
Spicebush swallowtail butterfly; photo by Dan Irizarry on Flickr
(noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).
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Attracting Birds, Butterflies & Backyard Wildlife - National Wildlife Federation
Attracting Birds, Butterflies & Backyard Wildlife
by National Wildlife Federation

Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly Video:

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