Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1249535

Old World Swallowtail
Papilio machaon

Observation date: May 23, 2020
Submitted by: Rick Sinnott
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Basking on gravelly slope. Air temperature about 57 degrees F but the various butterfly species seen today were active primarily on the sunny intervals.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: February 07, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alaska, Anchorage