Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1191940

Two-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio multicaudata

Observation date: October 13, 2018
Submitted by: Locofuel12
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Upright like a snake ready to strike, gently rocking back and forth, beautiful black band around the neck. Found near a rosebed. Weather was cloudy, cool around 65 degrees in Albuquerque, NM.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: October 15, 2018
Coordinator notes: probably looking for a place to make its chrysalis. thanks for submitting your excellent photos!
Checklist region(s): Bernalillo County, United States, New Mexico