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  • Scientific Names
    • Papilio eurymedon
    • Pterourus eurymedon
  • English
    • Pale Swallowtail
    • Pallid swallowtail
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    • Cometa p├ílida
    • Mariposa cometa

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Recent observations

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

May 23, 2013 01:03 PM PDT

Description

Likely a female . It was cream-colored .

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

August 23, 2013 12:49 PM PDT

Description

Nectaring on Cirsium vulgare( Bull Thistle ) near Redwood Creek .

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

July 1, 2010 04:48 PM PDT

Description

Nectaring on Aralia californica ( California Spikenard ) along French Trail .

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

May 14, 2012 02:25 PM PDT

Description

A fresh individual along East Ridge Trail .

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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abr

Date

July 26, 2008 12:41 PM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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abr

Date

June 3, 2012 12:41 PM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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naturespotter

Date

October 3, 2014 04:18 PM PDT

Description

Adult butterfly on Buddleja davidii

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

microm

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

It came around and stayed for a while after I watered my mini- garden.

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

dpom

Date

October 1, 2014 08:01 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

dreierj

Date

June 16, 1985

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

mickeylong

Date

April 11, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

dreierj

Date

May 9, 1984
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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.