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

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Recent observations

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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kokanee

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May 29, 2016

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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biohexx1

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May 28, 2016

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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dlbowls

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May 27, 2016 02:34 PM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 26, 2016 01:24 PM PDT

Description

This and several other butterflies were attracted to the water in the road that was released by a water truck to lessen the dust created by construction vehicles .

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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arnelg

Date

April 30, 2016

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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chlorophilia

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May 14, 2016

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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dreierj

Date

May 7, 2016

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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garychang

Date

May 20, 2016 11:34 AM PDT

Description

Has thicker black stripes than western tiger swallowtails I've seen, but thinner than the pale tiger swallowtail. Unfortunately, it didn't stick around for more photos.

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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seangreene

Date

May 21, 2016 10:58 PM PDT

Description

GIANT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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avocat

Date

May 13, 2016

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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alikat33

Date

May 21, 2016 11:39 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...

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Conservation Summary

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