Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1272849

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Observation date: August 18, 2020
Submitted by: carolinabutterf...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hot, partly cloudy day, on butterfly bush.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: September 02, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, South Carolina, York County