Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes

Tarantula
In the fall you may see tarantulas crossing the roads looking for a mate.
 

Salinas Pueblo Missions is home to a variety of insects and arachnids including:

 
Praying Mantis
Desert Centipedes
Tarantulas
Silkworms
Velvet Ants
Tarantula Hawks
Praying Mantises
Jerusalem Crikets
Cicadas
Dragonflies
And More!

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
PO Box 517

Mountainair, NM 87036-0517

Phone:

(505) 847-2585

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