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Spicebush Swallowtails? - Battus philenor - male - female

Spicebush Swallowtails? - Battus philenor - Male Female
Seminole , Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA
June 2, 2012
We spent the night at Sportsman's Lake camping, and these guys were all over in the mud gathering minerals/nutrients. I even got one to step onto my finger for just a little bit! Can anyone confirm my ID? Thanks.

Moved from ID Request.

The male on the left, female on the right

Pipevine Swallowtail
Thank you for your help!

Pipevine Swallowtails
nice photo.

They were very complacent and let me get very close to them repeatedly, as long as I could keep my rambunctious son away from them!

Different Agenda
You really didn't fit into their agenda. He was busy wine'n'dining her :)

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