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Dark Swallowtail - Papilio troilus - male

Dark Swallowtail - Papilio troilus - Male
Beavercreek, Greene County, Ohio, USA
August 6, 2016
Is this Papilio troilus - Spicebush Swallowtail or another member of the "blue-and-black" swallowtail complex? Photographed on a thistle flower in the Beaver Creek Wetland Nature Reserve.

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Thank you
for confirming the species ID, Rich (and adding the sex).

You are correct. Looks like
You are correct. Looks like a male.

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