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West Alexander, PA

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NRumbaugh Black Swallowtail
Black Swallowtail commented on by NRumbaugh West Alexander, Pennsylvania, USA9 years ago

After doing some further digging through books and online I believe that the Black Swallowtail is the best match for what I saw. Interested it know what you are seeing or not seeing that make you think it is not a Black Swallowtail?

Also I don't believe that it is a Papilio multicaudata, the one I photographed does not have nearly enough yellow and it would be considerably far outside its natural range (SW PA).

NRumbaugh Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by NRumbaugh West Virginia, USA9 years ago

This is most likely a Wild Strawberry, if growing wild. If planted intentionally then it might be another species.

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