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Pipevine Swallowtail - Battus philenor - male

Pipevine Swallowtail - Battus philenor - Male
Skull Valley, AZ, USA (WSW of Prescott 10 miles), Yavapai County, Arizona, USA

Images of this individual: tag all
Pipevine Swallowtail - Battus philenor - male Pipevine Swallowtail - Battus philenor - male

Not for ID
If you know what it is already why is in the ID request section? Was it a mistake?

If ID is already known place it directly in the species page.
Pipevine Swallowtail page found here. To add a picture to a species page go to that page and hit 'Add Image'.

You can move your own previously submited pictures when loged in by 'taging' it and going to the species page then hit 'Moved tagged images'.

Forgive if its not my place to say such or if you just added it here by mistake, but I'm frustrated with the amounts of known speceis being posted in the ID request lately.

Who's frustrated now! Your instructions didn't work for me.....Hey I am not a computer nerd!

Adding pic to guide
Hi Robert. Lots of people go thru this at the beginning. I'll try and help you step by step. Since you've already added the images, in this case -
1) click on 'tag all' (shown right above your two images)
2) If you don't know the species' Latin name, you can do a search of Pipevine Swallowtail. Images will show up - click on one you know to be a Pipevine Swallowtail, and it will take you to the correct guide page for that species
3) Click 'Images' tab and you'll see all the images in the guide for that species
4) Click on link for 'Move tagged images' and your images should then appear in the first two slots, with the latin name added on.

If adding a new image that you know the ID of, omit step 1. Find the proper guide page the same way as above, click images tab, but instead of 'move tagged images', click 'add image' Only you or an editor can move your images to different pages in the guide.

We've all been there. Let me know how it goes :-) Sandy Spiitalnik

Success, at last!
Thanks Sandy. It worked fine once I figured out the "Images" step you told me about!
I got two of the butterflies moved. I don't mind doing it...once I've been shown how....or is it three times!

Glad it worked! This feature has frustrated many people! Also, once an ID request is identified, an editor will move it to the proper guide page, but not always right away. In this case, you can just tag and move it yourself after it is identified.
An interesting thing to check is the 'Data' tab on the species page. This will show you a map so you can see if an image of your bug already exists for your state. Regards, Sandy

SOP reference?
Thanks Sandy! Is there a "guide" or instructions for participants as to what the Standard proceedures are for this web site?

Oops, didn't mean to send this twice, Sorry, Sandy

You can check out the Help tab on the top bar. A couple of features I've used are - If you comment on an ID, and want to link a pic in the guide to your comment, see the Markup sectiion (in Help). Also, if you submit a first sp image for the guide, sometimes an editor will create a new guide page right away. If not, request a new page by going to the second topic under 'Forums'. It will usually be done in a couple of days. I'm not a computer person myself, and a bug novice, but after using the site for awhile, it'll become easier. The Taxonomy and Info tabs for each species page are particularly useful. Cheers, Sandy

Thanks again Sandy!
Thanks again Sandy!

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