Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1109060

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: May 18, 2016
Submitted by: knolte
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I collected this caterpillar on a Mock Bishopsweed on 5/18/16. On 5/21/16 it turned into a chrysalis. When I returned home from Thanksgiving vacation (11/27/16) it had emerged! So emergence happened sometime between 11/24--11/27/2016.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: November 27, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Okeechobee County