Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Euchromius Guenée, 1845 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 3 : 324.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CRAMBINAE

Type-species:
Tinea bella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 29, pl.9, fig.60.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. méth. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 255. [(but included by Guenée and cited by Desmarest as bellus, a mandatory emendation)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Eromene Hübner, [1825]; Ommatopteryx Kirby, 1897.

EUCHROMIUS was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: CRAMBINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Eromene Hübner, 1825: 366.
Ommatopteryx Kirby, 1897: 274.


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