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Photo#715032
pipevine swallowtail? - Battus philenor

pipevine swallowtail? - Battus philenor
Isabella, Missouri, USA
October 16, 2012

Pipevine Swallowtail - Hodges #4157
Moved from ID Request.

Yes it is.
Nice pic. Sometimes they are difficult to photograph when nectaring since they pump their wings rapidly.

 
Cliff, so it is a Pipevine?
Cliff, so it is a Pipevine? You are right about their wings. I took abot 60 rapid shots and this was the best I could do.

 
Yes it is. A female pipevine
Yes it is. A female pipevine swallowtail in fact.

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