Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1159508

Magnificent Swallowtail
Papilio garamus

Observation date: October 27, 2015
Submitted by: JoseBonner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was a warm day, about 82F, with little wind. At Santa Maria del Tule, a number of Magnificent Swallowtails were fluttering around the "Tule Tree," an exceptional specimen of the Mexican Cypress, Taxodium mucronatum. This individual alighted in a particularly favorable location for a photo.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: October 15, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Mexico, Oaxaca