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Yucca Moth (Tegeticula yuccasella)


Assessment and Update Status Report

on the

Yucca Moth

Tegeticula yuccasella


in Canada


Yucca Moth

endangered 2002


COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2002. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the yucca moth Tegeticula yuccasella in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 24 pp.

Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge the government of Alberta (Alberta Sustainable Development, Fish and Wildlife Division) for providing Alberta Wildlife Status Report no. 41, Status of the Yucca Moth (Tegeticula yuccasella) in Alberta,from which this 2002 COSEWIC report was adapted.

COSEWIC would also like to acknowledge Donna D. Hurlburt for writing the status report on the yucca moth Tegeticula yuccasella prepared under contract with Environment Canada.


For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON

K1A 0H3
Tel.: 819-953-3215
Fax: 819-994-3684
E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca


Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le spatulaire (Polyodon spathula) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:
Yucca Moth -- Brian Hoffman courtesy of the Alberta Conservation Association and the Alberta Sustainable Resource Development.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2003
Catalogue No. CW69-14/290-2003E-IN
ISBN 0-662-34126-0

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