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Yucca Skipper

About Yucca Skipper

The Yucca Skipper is found throughout North America and ranges from Utah and Nebraska south to Florida and Mexico. The Yucca Skipper has a few various habitats, it will live in lowlands, cultivated lands, and mountain areas. Of the North American skippers, the Yucca Skipper is the most widespread. Its time of flight is daytime. As a caterpillar, the Yucca Skipper appears very grub-like with a large body and small head. As a butterfly, it is dark brown in color with large yellow spots and a few white spots on the forewings. The male of the species is much smaller than the female. The Yucca Skipper earned its name from its diet of yucca plants.