Although it is admired for its beauty, the eastern black swallowtail is one of the very few butterflies that may occasionally be considered a pest. Learn more in this 8-page fact sheet written by Donald Hall and published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, October 2011.
Revised! EENY-008, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by H. J. McAuslane, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this striking, wonderfully “exotic”-looking butterfly that is very abundant in Florida, and whose larva is the well known “orangedog” that is a minor pest of sweet orange and other members of the citrus family — its distribution, description, life cycle, host plants, biological control and other control methods. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, May 2009.
EENY-444, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Delano S. Lewis, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this Old World butterfly that is a potential pest to citrus industries in the region — its distribution, life cycle, hosts, economic importance, and management. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, January 2009.