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Photo#592385
Pipevine Swallowtail (?) - Battus philenor - female

Pipevine Swallowtail (?) - Battus philenor - Female
Current River, South of Van Buren, North of Doniphan, Missouri, USA
October 27, 2011
Pulled from the river on a cold day.

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Pipevine Swallowtail (?) - Battus philenor - female Pipevine Swallowtail (?) - Battus philenor - female

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Good ID
this is indeed a Pipevine Swallowtail -- any other dark swallowtail in your area would have a second orange spot band below.

Scale
That is the hand and knee of a 4 year old, not a giant butterfly.

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