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Black Swallowtail

Papilio polyxenes


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


feeding on beebalm at the park harbor in full sun


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

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1 Comment

tiffanypr 8 years ago

Gorgeous colors from the plant and insect. Great job!

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA

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

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