Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Yucca moths

Tegeticula sp.

Description:

Pure white insects, some specimens speckled with black, roughly 10 mm in length.

Habitat:

Found perched at the tip of yucca leaves on an overcast, cool afternoon in a vast open field of grasses, yucca, and other plants. Some scattered elm trees.

Notes:

Yucca moths are the only pollinators of yucca flowers.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

1 Comment

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Wonderful series of fantastic moths!

BugEric
Spotted by
BugEric

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jun 5, 2013
Submitted on Jun 6, 2013

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team