Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Chilo Zincken, 1817
2 : 33.
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CRAMBINAE
Samml. eur. Schmett.
8: pl.43, figs 297, 298.
by subsequent designation by
Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr.
[(included by Zincken and cited by Duponchel as phragmitellus, a mandatory emendation)]
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-
The citation by Duponchel is acceptable as a type-species designation as it is contained in the continuation of a layout in which Duponchel stated, in the same work, 7(2): 102, that the species so cited were the types of genera.
See also: Chilona Sodoffsky, 1837.
CHILO was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: CRAMBINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).
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Chilona Sodoffsky, 1837: 94.