Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1154446

Giant Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes

Observation date: August 18, 2017
Date notes: First sighting in my backyard. Had planted Mexican Sunflowers for the first time and the Butterflies and Hummingbirds love it.
Submitted by: B Manning
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Warm sunny day
Status: Resident
Verified by: Eric Wood
Verified date: December 09, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Polk County