Test your skills each month with MCCG’s Wildlife Identification Quiz!
You’ll find Know Your Wildlife towards the back of every month’s The Local Bulletin. Answers can be found by searching in the MCCG Catchment Field Guides.
We will provide the answers to each quiz right here in the first week of every month!
Here is the April quiz:
Which of these butterflies is NOT classified as a swallowtail?
- Swallowtail (Papilio demoleus – photo Ed Frazer)
- Tailed Emperor (Polyura sempronius – photo Ed Frazer)
- Clearwing Swallowtail (Cressida Cressida – photo Ed Frazer)
The Tailed Emperor (Polyura sempronius) is classified as a Nymph, NOT a Swallowtail.