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Black Swallowtail

Papilio polyxenes

Description:

Upper surface of wings mostly black; on inner edge of hindwing is a black spot centered in larger orange spot. Male has yellow band near edge of wings; female has row of yellow spots.



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Delaware, USA

Lat: 39.25, Long: -75.45

Spotted on Jun 30, 2012
Submitted on Jul 1, 2012

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