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Papilio rutulus
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
(shown with Asclepias speciosa)
Photographer: Jessica O'Brien

ID: 0000 0000 1211 1569 (2011-12-22)

Copyright © 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries

  • date of photo  Jul 13, 2011
  • location   E of Clair Engle (Trinity) Lake near Linton Ridge (Trinity County, California, US)
  • family Papilionidae
  • order Lepidoptera
  • class Insecta
  • habitat  Lower mixed conifer-oak forest near road edge
  • notes   I am not sure what the smaller little blue insect is in the photo.
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • common names   Western Tiger Swallowtail (photographer)
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