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    Bandelier

    National Monument New Mexico

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    Through October 27, 2014 all access to the most visited part of the park, Frijoles Canyon, will be via a mandatory shuttle bus from the nearby community of White Rock from 9 AM - 3 PM daily. Private cars may drive in before 9 AM or after 3 PM. More »

More Bandelier Insects/Spiders

jerusalem cricket

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JERUSALEM CRICKET
 
stink bug

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STINK BUG
 
soldier beetle

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SOLDIER BEETLE
 
pleasing fungus beetle

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PLEASING FUNGUS BEETLE
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eyed-click beetle

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EYED-CLICK BEETLE
 
checkered beetle

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CHECKERED BEETLE
 
harlequin cabbage bug

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HARLEQUIN CABBAGE BUG
 
ladybug

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LADYBIRD BEETLE OR LADYBUG

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boxelder bugs

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BOXELDER BUGS
 
metallic wood boring beetle

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METALLIC WOOD-BORING BEETLE
 
weevil

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WEEVIL
 
10 STRIPED JUNE BEETLE

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TEN-STRIPED JUNE BEETLE
 
cicada

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CICADA
 
PIGEON HORNTAIL

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PIGEON HORNTAIL
 
TACHNID FLY

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TACHNID FLY
 
TACHNID FLY

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TACHNID FLY
 
PICTURE-WINGED FLY

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PICTURE-WINGED FLY

 
ROBBER FLY

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ROBBER FLY
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THREAD-WAISTED WASP

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THREAD-WAISTED WASP
 
VELVET ANT

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VELVET ANT
 
TARANTULA HAWK

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TARANTULA HAWK
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desert centipede

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DESERT CENTIPEDE
 

Did You Know?

Wild Turkey

The Ancestral Pueblo people made blankets from wet turkey feathers twisted into yucca twine. Turkeys and dogs were the two domesticated animals that lived side by side with the Ancestral Pueblo people.