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All Names

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

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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robberfly

Date

July 5, 2015 12:28 PM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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jmaughn

Date

June 30, 2015

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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wendy5

Date

June 29, 2015

Description

This poor Papilio eurymedon (Pale Swallowtail) had lost part of its tail, but could still fly well. It was feeding on the blooming Tiger Lilies.

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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rhislop

Date

June 19, 2015

Description

On wildflower alongside trail up to Marlette Lake.

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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alexshepard

Date

June 27, 2015 10:52 AM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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jaykeller

Date

June 13, 2015 03:50 PM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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dgreenberger

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June 22, 2015 02:18 PM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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anudibranchmom

Date

June 22, 2015 10:22 AM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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avocat

Date

June 20, 2015

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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anudibranchmom

Date

June 21, 2015 09:18 AM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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dpom

Date

June 19, 2015 11:49 AM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

icosahedron

Date

June 16, 2015 04:02 PM PDT

Description

Not much to show for the effort; but fun trying to photograph these at the top of the Garapata loop...

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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

No range data available.