Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1256162

Western Giant Swallowtail
Papilio rumiko

Observation date: June 14, 2020
Submitted by: Janeal W. Thompson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Calm, clear, dry. Visiting larkspur. I am submitting this report for Lorie Kaczmarek.
Status: Migrant
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 25, 2020
Coordinator notes: Since this female has the bold yellow stripe on the head I'm confident to call it P. rumiko....but that name is apparently not loaded into the BAMONA data base so I had to submit under P. cresphontes (I added P. rumiko after the crephontes from the list). Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Prowers County