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Papilio polyxenes,
Black Swallowtail

Family Lepidoptera
black swallowtail

Black Swallowtail , Mason County, MI, May 2012
note two rows of yellow spots on hind wing. Very similar to pipe vine swallowtail and palamedes swallowtail, but they do not have the distinct inner row of spots on the hind wing.


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