Birds of Indian Subcontinent

Occurrence of the Giant Swallowtail (Papilo cresphontes) in Northern Baja California

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2004
Authors:Erickson, RA, Iliff, J
Journal:The Southwestern Naturalist
Date Published:2004
ISBN Number:00384909
Keywords:Hirundinidae, Hirundo, Hirundo rustica
Abstract:Beginning in the 1960s, the familiar giant swallowtail (Papilo cresphontes) expanded its range into southern California from the east. From 1996 through 2003, at least 23 giant swallowtails were seen at 13 locations in the northern portion of the Baja California Peninsula, representing the first records of this species in the Mexican state of Baja California. /// Desde principios de los 1960, la mariposa cola de golondrina gigante (Papilo cresphontes), ha expandido su rango de distribución hacia el sur de California desde el este. Entre 1996 y 2003 al menos 23 mariposas cola de golondrina gigante fueron observadas en 13 lugares de la parte norte de la Península de Baja California, representando los primeros registros de esta especie en el estado mexicano de Baja California.
Short Title:The Southwestern Naturalist
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