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Indra Swallowtail
Papilio indra

Observation date: April 21, 2021
Submitted by: glennfine
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: NOTE: This is a duplicate submission and I don't see a way to delete it. Sorry. This lovely Indra swallowtail (P. i. shastensis I assume) was nectaring on Indian rhubarb (Darmera peltata) along the McCloud River in Shasta Co., CA. It fed for only a moment and then move on.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 25, 2021
Coordinator notes: I will likely be at Shasta Lake this Thursday and Friday.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Shasta County