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Ornythion Swallowtail (Papilio ornythion)
Above specimen collected in Glenn Heights, Dallas Co., TX on September 26, 2006.
|Caterpillar Hostplants||Citrus, and doubtless other members of the Rutaceae. Our local Prickly Ash a.k.a. Hercule's Club (Zanthoxylum clava-herculis) would be a good possibility.|
|Southern Dallas County|
|Seasonal Flight Data||Not to be expected.|
|General Notes||One record for North Texas when a worn female specimen was collected in Glenn Heights (Dallas Co.), TX on September 26, 2006. Normally ranges from the Rio Grande Valley, (occasionally as far north as the Hill Country) south through Mexico to northern Belize..|