Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1311346

Western Giant Swallowtail
Papilio rumiko

Observation date: September 10, 2021
Submitted by: JudyLY
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We saw a few of these flying around. This one landed in a tree about 15 feet away from the path.
Status: Stray
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 13, 2021
Coordinator notes: not bad for 15 feet away.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County