This female was ovipositing on the leaves of Coffeeberry. Took a bunch of shots of her
Pale Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon), male, Windy Hill Open Space Preserve, San Mateo County, California - 2 June 2012.
Congregating Pale Tiger Swallowtails on Selway Rd near Kooskia, ID
sunning on fo-ti hedge.
Papilio eurymedon, the pale swallowtail or pallid swallowtail 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...