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Spicebush Swallowtail

Papilio troilus


This butterfly has a wingspan of approx. 10 cm. It has white dots around the edges of its wings and some orange on the underside.


Found within cattails on a flower in a pond area.


Named for Polyxena, the youngest daughter of King Priam of Troy.

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New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 21, 2013
Submitted on Jul 21, 2013

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