Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 930908

Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio troilus

Observation date: July 28, 2013
Submitted by: pieterm
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed feeding on Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal flower). Warm sunny day. Have found caterpillars nearby on Sassafras albidum.
Status: Resident
Verified by: richardhsmith
Verified date: September 27, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Montgomery County