• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes

More Things Bug Us Than We Know!
Little is known about the insects of Bryce Canyon. Forty-five species of butterflies and moths have been identified, so it is very likely that we have well over 1,000 different species of insects overall. On the other hand, many park visitors favorably remark on how few of the most loathsome insects such as mosquitoes, flies, and gnats we actually have.

As this section of the website is developed you can learn more about "creepy crawlies" of Bryce Canyon.

Did You Know?

USS Shenandoah at sea, USS Bryce Canyon is of the same class ship.

USS Bryce Canyon (AD-36) was named after the park. Commissioned 15 September 1950 at Charleston SC,(22 years after the park was established, to the day), Decommissioned 30 June 1981. A plaque, with a Flag and Ensign last flown over the ship are on display in the Headquarters building. More...