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Black Swallowtail

Papilio polyxenes

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Black Swallowtail Butterfly
Papilio polyxenes


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Homegrown Healthy
Homegrown Healthy 8 years ago

Thanks so much. I've said if I had it to do all over I think I would have become an entomologist. You'd be the perfect mentor, lol.
I only have project Noah as an app so I can't do anything but upload photos or I would follow you on here. Are you on fb by chance?

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papilio_pol...
Usually websites show the different sexes if they are sexually dimorphic, or different among the sexes.

Homegrown Healthy
Homegrown Healthy 8 years ago

I'm amazed you can tell the gender. Thanks again jgorneau!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Amazing! This is the male, which is brighter, seemingly to attract females, possibly.

Homegrown Healthy
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North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jul 4, 2012
Submitted on Jul 4, 2012

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