Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1196496

Giant Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes

Observation date: December 11, 2018
Date notes: Found this little guy accidentally swimming in the pool, put in the limetree
Submitted by: OneSequoia
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 11, 2018
Coordinator notes: Technically, this is a sibling species of the Giant Swallowtail, Papilio rumiko, just recently recognized and described-Ken Davenport
Partner project: Los Angeles Butterfly Survey