Butterflies of the Great Lakes Region
The Great Lakes region is home to over 1,000 species of lepidoptera - butterflies and moths. This is because there is a vast diversity of habitats that can be found in this incredibly critical area which is both the location of more than 20% of the earth's fresh surface water and home to nearly 60 million people. Pollinator conservation depends upon knowing the species, knowing the habitats, and knowing the native plants that sustain these species.
This section of our website will link to our pages featuring some of the butterflies and moths that you can find here
Great Lakes Butterflies and Moths (Partial list)
Little Wood Satyr
Silver Spotted Skipper
Eastern Black Swallowtail