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

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Genus:
Diathrausta Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 269 [key], 438.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Diathrausta profundalis Lederer, 1863. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7: 438, pl.2, fig.24; pl.17, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Diathrausta was established in the Pyralididae, now Pyralidae; it was placed in the Botydidae, now Pyralidae Pyraustinae by Meyrick, 1887 Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1887: 218; in the Pyralidae Hydrocampinae, now Nymphulinae, by Hampson, 1896 Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4: 233; and transferred to the Pyraustinae by Munroe, 1956 Can. Ent. 88: 126.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats DIATHRAUSTA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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