Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1134300

Giant Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes

Observation date: August 12, 2017
Submitted by: Taylor0861
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The two butterflies were mating. The temperature was approximately 80F, with mostly sunny skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Eric Wood
Verified date: December 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Van Buren County