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    John Day Fossil Beds

    National Monument Oregon

Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes

Image of a Melissa's blue butterfly.

These tiny Melissa's blue butterflies can be seen in the spring and early summer.

Butterfly Inventory (pdf)

Inventories of other insects found at the monument have yet to be completed

Did You Know?

Image of the lab viewing window inside the paleontology center.

The Thomas Condon Paleontology Center has a viewing window into the fossil laboratory, where the monument's paleontologists can often be seen at work.