Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1357054

Two-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio multicaudata

Observation date: May 25, 2023
Submitted by: SuesB
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were at least three species of butterflies puddling and enjoying the warm sun on a newly exposed sand bar along the lower Deschutes River just south of Mack's Canyon.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 27, 2023
Coordinator notes: I lot of people go looking for your Two-Tailed Tiger Swallowtail! You found one.-Ken Davenport Notice, I identified this as a Two-Tailed Tiger Swallowtail in the first place as previously noted! Papilio multicaudata is a Two Tailed Swallowtail as multicaudata indicates!
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Sherman County