Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1265450

Palamedes Swallowtail
Papilio palamedes

Observation date: July 29, 2020
Submitted by: Bluefox122
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: observed many in the area, finally had this one land where I could get a photo
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: August 02, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, South Carolina, Horry County