Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1110001

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: March 10, 2016
Submitted by: JoseBonner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A cool, windy day; this individual was patrolling and never alighted. Capturing an in-flight photo with fixed-focus wide-angle resulted in low-resolution upon cropping.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 27, 2016
Coordinator notes: Subspecies coloro-Ken Davenport- well known from that locality. The BAMONA program acted up and changed my ID, it certainly is not P. demoleus!=Ken Davenport