Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1220030

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: July 26, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen at Baker Wetlands. Flew around for what seemed like forever, though it stayed near me, before finally landing. Size: 2.5" wingspan approximately. Weather: 83 degrees, 50% humidity, slightly hazy blue skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 27, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County