Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1289191

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Observation date: May 07, 2014
Submitted by: rengeman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A cluster of Eastern Tiger swallowtails were focused on a small patch of dam, decaying vegetation along a trail in Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve, SC
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: May 05, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.