Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: August 06, 2017
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed this Black Swallowtail on our butterfly bushes at the garden center I work at. Nectared and moved about quickly from bloom to bloom. Approx. size: 3" (length from head to end of tail) Weather: Approx. 88 degrees
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 01, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Douglas County, United States, Kansas