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NEBRASKA LEPIDOPTERA

A Comprehensive Guide to Nebraska’s Butterflies

Nebraska Lepidoptera is a comprehensive guide to Nebraska’s butterflies brought to you by lepidopterist Neil Dankert and the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund of the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission. Visitors to this site will find information about Nebraska’s diverse butterflies and moths, including a state moth list, species-by-species accounts of all butterflies, keys to identification, and where they can be found. The site also hosts Neil’s blog, including information about his 2020 “big year” when he saw over 100 species.

Sign-up to get regular blog updates highlighting new and interesting butterfly and moth discoveries in the state as well as information on when and where you can find some amazing butterflies on some of the states public lands.

Neil’s Nebraska Lepidoptera Blog

Features stories about Nebraska’s butterflies & moths, butterfly & moth history, and Neil’s efforts to find Nebraska’s lepidoptera.

Species-by-Species Descriptions

Lists of all Nebraska butterfly and moth species, as well as links to species-by-species detailed accounts of all Nebraska butterflies.

Explore Nebraska in Pursuit of Butterflies

Featured locations to search for Nebraska’s butterflies species.

Nebraska Lepidoptera was developed with the support of the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund of the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission.