Dasypyga alternosquamella

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Dasypyga alternosquamella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Dasypyga
Species: D. alternosquamella
Binomial name
Dasypyga alternosquamella
Ragonot, 1887[1]
  • Dasypyga stictophorella Ragonot, 1887

Dasypyga alternosquamella is a species of snout moth in the genus Dasypyga. It was described by Émile Louis Ragonot in 1887 and is known from western North America.[2]

The larvae feed on Arceuthobium species, including Arceuthobium vaginatum.[3]


  1. ^ "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved September 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ "800515 – 5730 – Dasypyga alternosquamella – Ragonot, 1887". Moth Photorgraphers Group. Mississippi State University. Retrieved September 8, 2017. 
  3. ^ Savela, Markku. "Dasypyga Ragonot, 1887". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved September 8, 2017.