Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon)

Comments. The Anise is an avid hilltopper though it can also be found in valleys and on the coast.

Similar species. Anise Swallowtail has a black abdomen with yellow stripes and a black dot in the middle of the red spot. Compare with the Oregon Swallowtail which has a yellow abdomen with black stripes and a black dot at the bottom of the red spot.