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Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
The Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes) is a very common butterfly over the entire eastern two-thirds of the United States and much of Mexico. The individual in the top shot shown here was at Lake Marvin, Hemphill Co., Texas, in March, 2008. The shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
female
Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park,
Austin, Travis Co.,
Texas
4 June 2010
Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
female
Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park,
Austin, Travis Co.,
Texas
4 June 2010
Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
15 February 2013
The Black Swallowtail on the right was along Live Oak Creek, Crockett Co., Texas, in September, 2013.
Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
Balmorhea Lake,
Reeves Co., Texas
5 May 2015
Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
Balmorhea Lake,
Reeves Co., Texas
5 May 2015
Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
Balmorhea Lake,
Reeves Co., Texas
5 May 2015
Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
Balmorhea Lake,
Reeves Co., Texas
5 May 2015
Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
21 October 2016
Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
21 October 2016