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Local Insect Diagnostic Services

Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County offers free insect and spider diagnostic services, including identification and management recommendations. Residents may mail or bring their samples to 444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A, Lincoln, NE 68528 during office hours M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Please address any envelopes to Kait Chapman. You may also email photos to Please submit this Insect Specimen Submission form with any samples. Paper forms are at the office.

Wildlife Resources

The wildlife resources on this website will be removed within a few months. For wildlife-related questions, visit There are helpful resources on the website and Nebraskans are able to "ask an expert" about their local wildlife concerns.

Pest and Wildlife News and Information

Bug Word Search

Nebraska Extension handout (pdf) "Bug Word Search"