Tiger Butterfly

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Tiger Butterfly
Tiger Butterfly.png
Scientific NameDryadula phaetusa
AppearancesAnimal Crossing
Animal Crossing: Wild World
Animal Crossing: City Folk
LocationNear Pink/Red Flowers
Date AvailabilityMarch - June, July - August, September
Time Availability4am - 7pm, 8am - 5pm, 8am - 4pm
Sales Price160 Bells
Tank Size1x1

The Tiger Butterfly is a butterfly that has appeared in each and every game thus far. It is called the Tiger Butterfly because of its colour's on it's wings.


[edit] How to Catch

The Tiger Butterfly can be caught with the net. They fly at the speed as the Common Butterfly and Yellow Butterfly. Therefore, they are easy to catch.

[edit] Player

This is what you player says when you catch an Tiger Butterfly:

[edit] Animal Crossing

"I caught a Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly! Those wings are beautiful!"

[edit] Animal Forest e+

"アグ八チョウを つかまえた! ちようちよの アイドル!"

[edit] Animal Crossing: Wild World

"I caught a Tiger Butterfly! The star of the butterflies!"

[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk

"I caught a tiger butterfly! Here, kitty, kitty!"

[edit] Menu

When looking at the Tiger Butterfly in the bug menu it will say this:

[edit] Animal Crossing: Wild World

In the larval stage, they love to eat oranges. After maturation they seek out red flowers.

[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk

Wherever there are orange trees, these butterflies are likely to be found.

[edit] Museum

If you donate this bug to the Museum, Blathers will say this:

[edit] Animal Crossing


[edit] Animal Crossing: Wild World

"Tiger butterflies are named due to their distinctive tiger-like markings... I must say, I'd almost rather encounter a real tiger than one of these. Real tigers are nowhere near as... wretched."

[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk

"Aside from the South Pole, one can find Tiger Butterflies just about anywhere on earth. Imagine these monstrous bugs flapping about the whole globe... The very thought robs me of sleep!"

[edit] Trivia

  • The Tiger Butterfly is known as the "Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly" in Animal Forest e+.

[edit] Real Life

[edit] Appearance

Due to the pattern on this butterfly's back, it is named the Tiger Butterfly. It has a yellow-ish color that looks like a tiger print.

Last edited by Aurigae on 12 October 2012 at 08:28
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