Papilio canadensisThese northernmost Swallowtails have been here for awhile, feeding on dandelions and waiting for the lilacs to bloom.
- First named in 1906
- Initially considered a subspecies of the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
- They produce only one generation per year
- Can be seen from mid-May to July
- Northerly range: Arctic Circle in the Yukon; central Alaska (Fairbanks); Churchill, Manitoba; Little Shagamu River, Ontario (near Fort Severn) and Schefferville, Quebec.