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    • Papilio polyxenes
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    • Mariposa cometa negra
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    • papillon du céleri
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    • Black Swallowtail

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

gpstewart

Date

May 4, 2016

Description

very worn hind wing

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 3, 2016

Description

Rachel and I went to a few places that are to be developed in Lakewood Village.

(Locations with wide range of accuracy)

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius

Observer

jhale

Date

May 3, 2016 12:18 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 24, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Busily ovipositing on a number of plants.
The hindwings are completely tattered, but the body markings are distinctive and ought to assist ID

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

krosenthal

Date

April 18, 2016 12:02 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

aguilita

Date

April 23, 2016

Description

Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)

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Tandy Hills Natural Area BioBlitz
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23 April 2016
Tandy Hills Natural Area
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas

Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)
BugGuide, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University: http://bugguide.net/node/view/2636

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

benhutchins

Date

April 29, 2016 11:47 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

cmorino

Date

April 27, 2016 12:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

randomrover88

Date

April 26, 2016 03:10 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

mkbrown24

Date

April 23, 2016 01:34 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

txjewelwing

Date

April 23, 2016 10:56 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius

Observer

briang

Date

April 23, 2016 02:01 PM CDT

Description

This is the same specimen found in @brentano's photos: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/3013613

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Description from Wikipedia

The (Eastern) Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes), also called the American Swallowtail or Parsnip Swallowtail, is a butterfly found throughout much of North America. It is the state butterfly of Oklahoma. An extremely similar-appearing species, Papilio joanae, occurs in the Ozark Mountains region, but it appears to be closely related to Papilio machaon, rather than P. polyxenes. The species is named after the figure in Greek mythology, Polyxena (pron.: /pəˈlɪksɨnə/; Greek: Πολυξένη), who was the youngest daughter...

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