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Papilio rutulus
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
Photographer: Susan Middleton
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 1348 3162 2867 0075 (2003-07-01)

Copyright © 2003 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  1984
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   San Francisco, CA
  • animal's place of origin   Unknown
  • order Lepidoptera
  • class Insecta
  • notes   California Academy of Sciences, Entomology, Specimen, Butterfly for Annual Report 1995-96 Cover
  • CalAcademy slide #   1000x11_0009
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • common names   Western Tiger Swallowtail
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Jane and John Balaban    Aug 11, 2009

    Action: changed name from "Unknown" to "Papilio sp. "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "one of the Tiger Swallowtails"

    2. Reviewed by Simon J. Tonge    Aug 26, 2013

    Action: changed name from "Papilio sp." to "Papilio rutulus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Tentative i.d."

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