Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1194615

Old World Swallowtail
Papilio machaon

Observation date: June 02, 2018
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 10k Above Big bear above Ski Resorts causing ridge Line! Males fighting and this one female hanging out sunning and getting nectar! Also Checkerspots and Duskywing
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: November 12, 2018
Coordinator notes: This is bairdii, which some still give species status to-Ken Davenport