Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1317807

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: August 15, 2020
Date notes: Warm sunny day
Submitted by: Pilli-palla
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Long streamers double light spots on underwing flying low to ground feeding on thistle was wondering if it was a black form of tiger swallowtail or bairds
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: December 19, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario