Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1311486

Western Giant Swallowtail
Papilio rumiko

Observation date: September 11, 2021
Submitted by: Patricia12
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It's so tiny. Orange flower is 2.25" dia. It's flying w/ 3 others that eclosed this week. The chrysalises are low on the Rue. They're feeding on Tithonia.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 23, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Ventura County