Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1114721

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: April 16, 2017
Submitted by: Jonathan Clark
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Catahoula NWR Willow Lake Unit. Midday, mostly sunny, temp in mid 70's F. Habitat: open, weedy meadow across road from secondgrowth hardwoods, near swampy area. Nectaring from Brazilian Verbena.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 19, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Louisiana, La Salle Parish