Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1227887

Old World Swallowtail
Papilio machaon

Observation date: July 04, 2019
Submitted by: Two Shoes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This sighting happened when we were having a heat wave in S.E. Alaska. Many insects seemed very thirsty and this butterfly was drinking water from the mud in out garden...
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: February 07, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alaska, Skagway