Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1170639

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: June 25, 2018
Submitted by: A_baldini
Specimen type: Sighting
Observation notes: General Weather Conditions: Partly cloudy and very windy. Notes: The wind carried 2-3 Black Swallowtails right by me very quickly. This short-cut field is right next to a swampy area and a tallgrass roadside slope. The local flowers species were mostly white clover, bird's foot trefoil, crownvetch, and common milkweed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: July 16, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Scott County, Iowa, United States