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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

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

chani

Date

September 26, 2016 03:34 PM EDT

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Square

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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manuelnevarez

Date

September 28, 2016 10:07 AM CDT

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Square

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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charlomo

Date

August 9, 2016 12:04 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Desert Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. coloro

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manila_folder

Date

June 18, 2009 12:38 PM ChST

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Square

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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baileyperlinger

Date

September 27, 2016 02:13 AM CDT

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Square

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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karen-boerner

Date

September 24, 2016 06:44 PM CDT

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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psandcs

Date

September 27, 2016 11:03 AM CDT

Place

Description

On rue

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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arthur60

Date

September 27, 2016 02:40 PM CDT

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Eastern Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius

Observer

wtg1940

Date

August 28, 2007

Place

Muncie, IN (Google, OSM)

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Square

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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aprilabass

Date

September 27, 2016 10:54 AM EDT

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Square

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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cullin

Date

July 8, 2012 01:35 PM PDT

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What

Eastern Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius

Observer

stew

Date

September 26, 2016 01:28 PM PDT
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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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