Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1276028

Polydamas Swallowtail
Battus polydamas

Observation date: September 27, 2020
Submitted by: rhubarbara
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This butterfly was moving super fast and appeared to hover more like a humming bird. He was feeding on our porter weed before he finally took a long rest on the cocoa plum.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: September 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Brevard County