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Photo#324031
Swallowtail - Papilio rutulus - male

Swallowtail - Papilio rutulus - Male
Catherine Creek State Park, Union County, Oregon, USA
July 13, 2009

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Swallowtail - Papilio rutulus - male Swallowtail - Papilio rutulus - male

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Tiger, Possibly
On the Gulf Coast, if I saw a swallowtail looking like this and casting a bird-sized shadow, I would call it a Tiger. Since you have posted on ID Request, I suspect it must be a cousin.

 
Yes, we don't know these western
tigers. We don't visit often enough!

 
Western Tiger Swallowtail (Eastern is out of range)
The two are very similar. Both have the little "box" on the wing, and no others in the west have it.

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