Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes

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Giant Swallowtail – Papilio cresphontes

Common names.
Giant Swallowtail, Orange Dog, or Orange Puppy.
Papilio cresphontes is a swallowtail butterfly common in various parts of North America, particularly the south and east. With a wingspan of about 10–16 cm (3.9–6.3 in), it is the largest butterfly in Canada and the United States.

The body and wings are dark brown to black with yellow bands. There is a yellow “eye” in each wing tail. The abdomen has bands of yellow along with the previously mentioned brown. Adults are quite similar to the adults of another Papilio species.
Source: Wikipedia

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