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Spicebush Swallowtail

Papilio troilus


Spicebush Swallowtail found puddling on a Lake Michigan beach. In the picture, you can see the proboscis probing the wet sand. I followed it for a while to make sure it didn't get swept away by the waves.


Lake Michigan beach, puddling in the wet sand, Manistee County

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Michigan, USA

Spotted on Jul 17, 2013
Submitted on Jan 19, 2018

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