18-19, 2006 - Sim Park and Our Yard, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas
A Web Page by Roy Beckemeyer
Last Updated 20 July 2006
Right and background: Female Black Swallowtail (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae:
Papilio polyxenes). At right she is laying eggs on a fennel plant
in our garden. An egg can be seen just to the left of the butterfly's
thorax, near its middle left tarsus (foot).
Left: Three Black Swallowtail eggs on fennel.
Right below: A Black Swallowtail caterpillar on fennel.
Below left: Another Black Swallowtail caterpillar on Rue.
Right: A pretty little Gorgone Checkerspot (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae:
Chlosyne gorgone) in our garden.
Left: A female Common Whitetail dragonfly (Odonata: Anisoptera:
Libellulidae: Plathemis lydia) perching in the trees along the bike path
in Sim Park.