ID butterfly please

whatis123July 14, 2012

This butterfly was in my back yard. I am in central Missouri and would like to know which one it is. Thanks !

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butterflymomok(7a NE OK)

It's a Giant Swallowtail. Congrats on finding these in your yard.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2012 at 1:13PM
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wifey2mikey(7a Tulsa, OK)

Very beautiful! I am raising my first Giant this year - currently in chrysalis - and I'm so excited to for it to emerge! :-)


    Bookmark   July 14, 2012 at 1:48PM
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Thank you "butterflymomok," It was on my Golden Vicary hedge that blossoms.
"Wifey", thank you. Yours will be just as beautiful.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2012 at 1:59PM
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Congrats! I haven't seen one yet this year. Is that the same plant that your Great Spangled frits were on?
Welcome by the way! I'm in Missouri too.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2012 at 6:38PM
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