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Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly

Papilio troilus

Description:

Forewings black with white spots at margin. Hindwing bluish with yellow or orange spots.

Habitat:

Woodlands, fields, yards, parks, etc

Notes:

Dozens of them were hanging out on a driveway near the river.

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West Virginia, USA

Lat: 39.66, Long: -79.79

Spotted on Jul 10, 2015
Submitted on Feb 8, 2017

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