Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 975144

Bahaman Swallowtail
Papilio andraemon

Observation date: May 24, 2014
Submitted by: Mark Salvato
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: At least 6 individuals were observed on Elliott Key. Researchers on the island conducting capture-mark-release studies allowed us to quantify numbers on this date. This swallowtail, possibly the subspecies P. a. andraemon, became apparent within the islands of Biscayne National Park during the spring and fall of 2013.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: May 29, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Miami-Dade County