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  • Scientific Names
    • Papilio eurymedon
    • Pterourus eurymedon
  • English
    • Pale Swallowtail
    • Pallid swallowtail
  • Spanish
    • Cometa pálida
    • Mariposa cometa

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What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

natureali

Date

June 29, 2014 04:21 PM PDT

Description

Speas Ridge
Giant Sequoia National Monument Butterfly Count
29 June 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pale Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon) Papilio eurymedon

Observer

i_onslocanlake

Date

July 15, 2014 02:54 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

garychang

Date

July 6, 2014 10:05 AM PDT

Description

Cropped action shot; nectaring & moving quickly.

Photos / Sounds

What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

wildmarin

Date

July 2, 2014 11:55 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

dpom

Date

June 24, 2014 02:48 PM PDT

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What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

barriem

Date

July 2, 2014 01:32 PM PDT

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What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

dpom

Date

June 22, 2014 06:27 AM PDT

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What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

dpom

Date

June 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

robberfly

Date

June 20, 2014 03:37 PM PDT

Description

The strips are crazy huge in the Alpine forms of this species...

Photos / Sounds

What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

chlorophilia

Date

June 5, 2014

Description

Pale swallowtail. Western swallowtail is also present here, but appears less common.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

kaitlin

Date

June 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

robberfly

Date

June 8, 2014 11:25 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Pale Swallowtail or Pallid Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon) is a relatively common swallowtail butterfly found throughout much of the western United States. It is found on the Pacific coast from northern Baja California to southernmost British Columbia and inland to New Mexico and the Black Hills of South Dakota. It is present from the coast to western Montana and Wyoming to northern New Mexico. It is absent from most of Nevada and western Utah. It prefers...

No range data available.