Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1227372

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Observation date: August 20, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Dark morph female that was flying mostly around the pink phlox, later the white phlox, at the demonstration gardens at our county extension center. Beat its wings furiously most of the time as it zipped from one blossom to the next. Size: Approx. 5" wingspan. Weather: 91 degrees, 70% humidity, sunny muggy skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 20, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County