Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1143926

Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio troilus

Observation date: September 28, 2017
Date notes: Sunny, breezy day. Temperature around 72 degrees.
Submitted by: mjensen1023
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar moved at a pretty quick pace across pavement along the Barnegat Trail in Waretown, NJ. It was in the middle of a street that runs through the trail for motor vehicles. I picked it up and moved it to safety.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 28, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Ocean County, United States, New Jersey