Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1314851

Western Giant Swallowtail
Papilio rumiko

Observation date: October 17, 2021
Submitted by: Patricia12
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Three out today feeding on tithonia, red sage, red lantana, red pentas, scarlet milkweed. Caterpillars are on the Rue.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 18, 2021
Coordinator notes: Rue is a hostplant for the caterpillars-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Ventura County