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Yuccas, yucca moths, and coevolution: A review
Author(s): O. Pellmyr
Publication Type: Review
Journal: Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden
Article Topic(s): Pollination, Systematics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Yucca filamentosa (Adam's needle),
AbstractReviews the pollination mutualism between yuccas, including Yucca filamentosa, and the yucca moth from an evolutionary perspective. Summarizes current knowledge and novel developments that shed new light on ideas about co-speciation.
Suggested CitationO. Pellmyr. "Yuccas, yucca moths, and coevolution: A review." Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 90.1 (2003): 35-55.