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

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Genus:
Chilo Zincken, 1817 . Magazin Ent. (Germar) 2 : 33.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CRAMBINAE

Type-species:
Tinea phragmitella Hübner, 1810. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: pl.43, figs 297, 298.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1836. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 10: 9. [(included by Zincken and cited by Duponchel as phragmitellus, a mandatory emendation)]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
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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Junior name(s):
Chilona Sodoffsky, 1837: 94.


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