Black Swallowtail butterfly (male)

A Black Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio polyxenes) spotted near the shore of Accotink Bay. This individual is a male.

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Habitat: Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge, a 1,200 acre preserve located at Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia USA.

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