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A Yucca moth is depositing a pollen ball onto a stigma of a Yucca plant

March 2010 (approx.)

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A Tegeticula maculata Yucca moth is perched & depositing a pollen ball onto a stigma of a Yucca plant (Hesperoyucca whipplei). Photo by Sherwin Carlquist, 2010.

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By Sherwin Carlquist - http://www.sherwincarlquist.com/biological-photographs.html, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11477190

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