CLOSED: Can you identify this flutterby?

Des Moines, IA(Zone 5a)

I snappped this tonight , do you know the name?

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Des Moines, IA(Zone 5a)

Here's another shot

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Des Moines, IA(Zone 5a)

One more

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southwestern, IA(Zone 5a)

Looks like an eastern black swallowtail to me but I am certainly no expert. Beautiful, though they all are arn't they..

Benton, KY(Zone 7a)

I think Jos is right...it looks like the Eastern Black Swallowtail image in my Audubon book

Des Moines, IA(Zone 5a)

Thanks Jos and Melody, yes he or she is beatiful, it let me take several shots but those three were the best. I hope it comes back!

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