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Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca whipplei

Jerry A. Powell

Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca whipplei

(Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae, Blastobasidae, Prodoxidae)

by Jerry A. Powell

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yucca moths.,
  • Yucca whipplei.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jerry A. Powell and Richard A. Mackie.
    SeriesUniversity of California publications in entomology -- v.42
    ContributionsMackie, Richard A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17244612M

    ecology exam 4 quiz STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. Hannahtadlock. Terms in this set (20) Which of the following statements about the mutualism between the yucca plant and the yucca moth is (are) accurate? a. This is an obligate mutualism. b. Yucca moth caterpillars eat yucca seeds. Two Yucca Moth Species (Lepidoptera; Prodoxidae: Tegeticula) on the Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia; Agavaceae) O. PELLMYR1 AND K. A. SEGRAVES DepartmentofBiologicalSciences,UniversityofIdaho,Box,Moscow,ID (6)Ð() ABSTRACT Yucca moths are widely recognized for their .   One such relationship is that between the yucca plant and the yucca moth. Just as the honeybee and the flowers it pollinates need each other, so do the yucca and the yucca moth. Female yucca moths have a few days to deposit approximately one hundred eggs. So they fly around, scattering their eggs onto various yucca flowers.


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Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca whipplei by Jerry A. Powell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Direct evidence for this is limited to T. maculata on Y. whipplei'.'6. Reproductive biology of Yucca The success of the mutualism between prodoxine moths and a yucca population is determined by several interrelated factors, including: (1) the synchrony of flowering and moth emergence; (2) the consistency of flowering abundance and moth numbers from year to year; (3) the percentage of flowers pollinated Cited by: Biological Interrelationships of Moths and Yucca Schottii (University of California Publications in Entomology) Paperback – December 1, by Jerry A.

Powell (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jerry A. Powell Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by: Get this from a library. Biological interrelationships of moths and yucca whipplei (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae, Blastobasidae, Prodoxidae). [Jerry A Powell; Richard A Mackie].

yucca moths (Prodoxidae) is a classic story of mutualistic re- lationships. Many floras and general treatments of evolution, plant- animal interactions or insect biology include a statement summarizing the yucca moth story. Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca whipplei book such accounts are repeated virtually un- changed from Riley’: yucca polli.

Maculation often is white with various darker markings, or more colorful and iridescent. Adults are diurnal. Larvae are seed, flower stalk, or stem borers; rarely gall makers. Host plants are various yucca plants (Agavaceae) for the well-known yucca pollinators of North America, while other species (Lamproniinae) are on hardwood trees and bushes.

Yucca moths, family Prodoxidae, total 65 species, mostly western Nearctic, but now also including some genera (Lamproniinae) from other regions that previously were placed in Incurvariidae. The family is in the superfamily Incurvarioidea, in the section Incurvariina, of division Monotrysia, infraorder Heteroneura.

Hesperoyucca whipplei is the sole member of its genus, which together with the small, non-moth-pollinated genus Hesperaloe, constitutes the sister group of the genus Yucca (Bogler et al., ).Cited by: 8.

Unlike the chaparral yucca (Y. Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca whipplei book, it produces a compact flower cluster, a distinct basal trunk on old specimens, and leaves with conspicuous marginal fibers. Although its range overlaps that of Y. whipplei, it requires a different species of yucca moth (Tegeticula yuccasella).

As nocturnal insects commonly rely on odor cues for mate and host location, yucca moths are predicted to use olfaction to find flowering yuccas.

Here we report on the first step in a program to elucidate the role of floral odors in the yucca–yucca‐moth mutualism, using the capsular‐fruited Yucca filamentosa as Cited by:   DOUGLAS W. YU, Parasites of mutualisms, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol Issue 4, Interrelationships of yuccas and yucca moths.

Inbréeding and outcrossing in Yucca whipplei: consequences for the reproductive success of plant and pollinator Cited by: Full text of "THE GENUS HESPEROYUCCA (AGAVACEAE) IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES AND MEXICO: NEW NOMENCLATURAL COMBINATIONS" See other formats THE GENUS HESPEROYUCCA (AGAVACEAE) IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES AND MEXICO: NEW NOMENCLATURAL COMBINATIONS Karen H.

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Yucca moths are widely recognized for their role as highly specific pollinators and seed-eaters on yuccas, making them part of one of the major models of obligate mutualism. Here we describe Tegeticula antithetica Pellmyr (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae), a new pollinator species of Yucca brevifolia (Joshua tree).

Biological information is provided. Molecular phylogenetic data show the two Cited by:   The origins of obligate pollination mutualisms, such as the classic yucca-yucca moth association, appear to require extensive trait evolution and by: 8.

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Yucca moths are widely recognized for their role as highly specific pollinators and seed-eaters on yuccas, making them part of one of the major models of obligate mutualism. Books By Jerry A. Powell All Moths of Western North America Biological Interrelationships of Moths and Yucca Schottii (University of California Publications in Entomology) Dec 1, by Jerry A.

Powell Paperback. $ $ 4 More Information. Regulation of the mutualism between yuccas and yucca moths: Intrinsic and extrinsic patterns of fruit set Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca schottii Yucca whipplei Torr.

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YUCCAS, YUCCA MOTHS, AND COEVOLUTION: A REVIEW1 Olle Pellmyr2 ABSTRACT The obligate pollination mutualism between yuccas (Agavaceae) and yucca moths (Lepidoptera, Prodoxidae), in which the adult moth pollinates yucca flowers and her progeny feed on developing seeds, is one of the classically cited examples of by: THE GIANT BLASTOBASID MOTHS OF YUCCA (GELECHIOIDEA) JERRY A.

POWELL University of California, Berkeley, California Mackie, ). During a study of the moths associated with Yucca whipplei larvae were found in large numbers in MACKIE. Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca whipp lei (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae.

The Yucca moths and the yucca plant help eachother out because only the yucca moth can polinate the yucca plant. The female yuccas fined a yucca plant and scrape off some pollin and then she will find another yucca plant and open it up and lay her eggs, and the pollin she takes can only be smelt by other yucca moths witch will tell them to.

VOL NUMBER 3 Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 63(3), ,– PRODOXUS PRAEDICTUS, N. SP., A NEW BOGUS YUCCA MOTH FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA OLLE PELLMYR, Department of Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, IDUSA; email: [email protected] The Prodoxidae are a family of moths, generally small in size and nondescript in appearance.

They include species of moderate pest status, such as the currant shoot borer, and others of considerable ecological and evolutionary interest, such as various species of "yucca moths".Class: Insecta. Yucca moths are most well known for their obligate pollination mutualism with yuccas, where pollinator moths provide yuccas with pollen and, in exchange, the moth larvae feed on a subset of the developing yucca seeds.

The pollinators, however, comprise only two of the three genera of yucca by: Blog. 24 April How to make a sales pitch on video; 22 April Strengthening a school community with Prezi Video; 22 April Engage your students during remote learning with.

Yucca moth, (genus Tegeticula), any of four species of insects of the Prodoxidae family of moths (order Lepidoptera). The adults are small, diurnal, and have tiny spines covering their wings. Each of the four species is adapted to a particular species of yucca.

The moths emerge when the yucca. Jerry A. Powell (Powell, Jerry A.) used books, rare books and new books › Find all books by 'Jerry A. Powell' and compare prices › Find signed collectible books by 'Jerry A.

Powell' Biological Interrelationships of Moths and Yucca Schottii (University of California Publications in Entomology) More editions of Biological. The scientific name of chaparral yucca is Hesperoyucca whipplei (Torr.) Powell, Jerry A.; Mackie, Richard A.

Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca whipplei (Lepidopterra: Gelechiidae, Blastobasidae, Prodoxidae). University of California Publications in Entomology.

Berkeley: CA: University of California Press. The female yucca moth is the sole pollinator of the yucca, and the yucca is the only caterpillar host plant of the yucca moth. Symbiosis of Yucca Moths & Yucca Plant Trees. Yuccas bear large. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Essential Cast Aphorism Macro Mandarin Chinese Lessons with Wei Lai MAKE Podcast – Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers Davening Living With Your Engineer.

Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca schottii. Univ Calif Publ Entomol. ; – [Google Scholar] Powell JA, Mackie RA. Biological interrelationships of moths and Yucca whipplei (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae, Blastobasidae, Prodoxidae) University of California Press; [Google Scholar] Riley CV.

Yucca Moths and Yucca Plants: Discovery of “the Most Wonderful Case of Fertilisation” Carol A. Sheppard and Richard A. Oliver T he relationship between yucca plants (Yucca and Hesperoyucca spp.: Agavaceae) and yucca moths (Tegeticula and Parategeticula spp.

[Lepi-doptera: Prodoxidae]) is often cited as a clas-sic example of insect–plant. The Prodoxidae is commonly known as the yucca moth family, and it contains some of the icons of coevolution.

Small to medium in size, they are among the oldest of all moths. Fewer than species have been described, but ongoing studies have uncovered a. Jerry A. Powell is the author of California Insects ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Moths of Western North America ( avg ra /5.

Tegeticula maculata has been extensively studied by lepidopterists and ecologists; Powell and Mackie () provided detailed biological information, Aker () and Aker and Udovic () studied oviposition behavior, and Richter and Weis () studied the role of selective fruit abortion in maintaining the moth-host mutualism.

The moths The four yucca moths that utilize H. whipplei are mem-bers of the genera Tegeticula and Prodoxus. Adults mate within the Xowers and the internally feeding larvae feed exclusively on H. whipplei tissue associated with the inXo-rescence. The species diVer, however, in the way they inter-act with their host plants and where they.

Yucca moths are native to the Southwest, but their range has expanded north and east with yucca plants. The key component of yucca moth habitat is the occurrence of yucca plants.

In the Southwest, one of their most iconic partners is the Joshua tree. Birds and bats are common predators of yucca moths. Read "Phylogeny and life history evolution of Prodoxus yucca moths (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae), Systematic Entomology" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

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