National Geographic : 1937 May
© National Geographic Society fainting bytashime Mvturayama LIKE FAIRY FRIGATES ABOUT TO BE LAUNCHED SEEM THESE MUD LOVERS WITH HOISTED "SAILS" On warm, sunny days, myriad wanderers congregate in groups on muddy banks of southern streams.Large yellow ones aretravelers shown in Plates I and II, fig. 3; the smaller yellows, Lesser Sulphurs, also fly far (Plate III, fig. 4). The striped butterflies reflected inthe water areZebra Swallowtails (Papiliomarcellus). Three "Silk Butterflies" (Pafilio philenor) sun themselves at the extreme left; above the yellows rests aGiant Swallowtail (P. cresphontes), and to their left is a single Spicebush Swallowtail (P. troilus). In the center is a lonelyParsnip Swallowtail (P.polyxenes asterius).