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Eastern Gaint Swallowtail

Papilio cresphontes

Description:

large dark brown butterfly with conspicuous yellow banding

Habitat:

they can be found in pretty much any wild area both within and outside the woods. Also fly in the canopy


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1 Comment

looks awesome!

TomElliott
Spotted by
TomElliott

Wisconsin, USA

Lat: 44.64, Long: -89.73

Spotted on Jun 30, 2012
Submitted on Jan 5, 2013

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