Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1225489

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Observation date: August 13, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen gently sailing through the butterfly garden beds at the county extension demo gardens, preferring to feed from the purple butterfly bushes. A little tattered, both tails missing. Size: Approx. 4" wingspan. Weather: 89 degrees, 56% humidity.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 14, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County