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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Baird's Swallowtail (Papilio (Papilio) bairdii)


  • BND: Baird's Swallowtail; Papilio (Papilio) bairdii W. H. Edwards, 1866
  • BNA: Old World Swallowtail; Papilio machaon
  • NDC: PABA
  • Habitat: Badlands hilltops near Artemisia dracunculus; often found on thistle blooms in July
  • Larval food: Artemisia dracunculus
  • Adult flight: Two broods, May and July
  • References: Royer 60, Layberry et al. 84, Ferris & Brown 181, Scott 164
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