Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1227296

Old World Swallowtail
Papilio machaon

Observation date: August 18, 2019
Submitted by: Chris Carvalho
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mating pair resting in a sagebrush shrub in an area with Artemisia dracunculus present. Many other individuals observed, nectaring activity on Heliantus annuus. Warm, breezy afternoon with temperature in upper 80s F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 20, 2019
Coordinator notes: Very nice, maybe the first oregonis I've seen at BAMONA.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Gilliam County