Attributes of Papilio rogeri

Pink-spotted Swallowtail
Papilio rogeri Boisduval, 1836

Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Identification: Wings black; some specimens without tails. Upper surface of hindwing with submarginal and postmedian bands of small pink spots.
Wing Span: 3 5/16 - 3 3/4 inches (8.4 - 9.5 cm)
Life History: None reported.
Flight: February-October in Mexico, April in south Texas.
Caterpillar Hosts: Plants in citrus (Rutaceae) family.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Edges of woods at low-middle elevations.
Range: Central and southern Mexico. One stray reported from lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas.
Conservation: Not required for tropical stray.
NCGR: G3 - Very rare or local throughout its range or found locally in a restricted range (21 to 100 occurrences). (Threatened throughout its range).
Management Needs: None noted.
Taxonomy Notes:

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February 05, 2014 janazak Morelos, Mexico April 01, 2014 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sinaloa, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sonora, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Coahuila De Zaragoza, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Nuevo Leon, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Tamaulipas, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Nuevo Leon, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hidalgo County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details