Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1276681

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Observation date: September 13, 2020
Submitted by: scvirginia
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Lingered for 10-15 minutes visiting Brickellia cordifolia and Asclepias perennis; warm, sunny, humid aftternoon
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: October 05, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.