|Common name: Yucca moth.
Hodges #: 198.
Identification: Rfw 12 mm, media stem present in discal cell of
both wings, fws unmarked white, labial palpi shorter than long folded
maxillary palpi, females possess
Similar species: 200, 2420, 3399, and 8051.
Distribution: southern New England states to western North
Dakota, southwestward to California and south to southern Mexico.
Hosts: larvae bore in seed pods of Yucca glauca Nuttall–
Yucca, moths rest in the closed blossoms.
ND, Emmons Co., Linton. 11- VI- 1963, coll. R. Poole.