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Western Tiger Swallowtail

Papilio rutulus

Description:

Large, pale yellow with black stripes, red and blue markings and "tails" on hind wings.

Habitat:

Woodlands, parks, and gardens.

Notes:

Photographed feeding on Rhododendron occidentale, or Western Azalea, one of California's native azaleas.

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2 Comments

Sew
Sew 8 years ago

amazingly nice shot...

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

Very Beautiful!

LauraPound
Spotted by
LauraPound

California, USA

Spotted on May 14, 2009
Submitted on May 6, 2013

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