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Beat up Black Swallowtail???

Posted by rsingley z6a NJ (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 29, 10 at 10:10

I'm assuming this is a pretty beat up black swallowtail nectaring off a cardinalflower... Is my assumption correct?

Here is a link that might be useful: Black swallowtail

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RE: Beat up Black Swallowtail???

Aww, it sure is beat up, poor thing. It looks like a Spicebush Swallowtail to me.

RE: Beat up Black Swallowtail???

It's a male spicebush, they love the red cardinal flower.

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