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Palamedes Swallowtail (Papilio p. palamedes)

Dorsal

Ventral

 

Caterpillar HostplantsRed Bay (Persia borbonia), and other members of this genus, Sassafras (Sassafras albidum), Camphor Tree (Cinnamomum camphora).
Area Sighting
Locations
An east Texas species, not to be expected in our area.
Seasonal Flight Data Multiple broods; Spring - Fall
General Notes Numerous specimens seen and taken in mid-May, 2012 in both Kaufman and Dallas Counties. Previous record comes from one specimen taken in Richardson by B. Heles on May 1, 1984. Not to be expected.

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