This attractive butterfly is know as a Pipevine Swallowtail. This individual was photographed on the shore of Lake Lewisville. He appears to be probing the damp sand for moisture.

Pipevine Swallowtail - Sandy Beach

Pipevine Swallowtail - Sandy Beach

Pipevine Swallowtail - Sandy Beach

Observation Details

County Denton
City Lake Lewisville
Date Jun 13, 2013
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Clear
Habitat Water-Flood Plain
Type of Behavior Drinking
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
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