Systematics of Nymphalidae

The Nymphalidae Systematics Group studies the phylogenetic relationships of taxa in the butterfly family Nymphalidae as well as other families of Lepidoptera, using mainly molecular methods. We are interested in where, when and how the major groups of Lepidoptera have diverged from each other.

The previous pages found on are still available

The Nymphalidae Systematics Group organized the 7th International Conference on the Biology of Butterflies! The conference was held in Turku, Finland in August 2014.

Contact information:

Niklas Wahlberg
Laboratory of Genetics
Department of Biology
University of Turku
20014 Turku

Phone +358 2 333 5569
Fax +358 2 333 6680