Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1141980

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: September 18, 2017
Submitted by: live_to_shoot
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was sitting on a Queen Anne's Lace plant. The temperature was around 18C. The plant was on a roadside with a marshland on the side where the caterpillar was and a river on the opposite side of the road.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: September 18, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Ontario, Canada