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Black Swallowtail

Papilio polyxenes

Description:

black male with yellow band across both wings, red eyespot on inner edge of each hind wing

Habitat:

feeding on beebalm at the park harbor in full sun

Notes:

feeding on one flower for awhile then will fly around to feed another, really likes beebalm

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1 Comment

tiffanypr
tiffanypr 8 years ago

Gorgeous colors from the plant and insect. Great job!

SaraEspinoza
Spotted by
SaraEspinoza

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Jun 3, 2011
Submitted on Jun 4, 2011

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