Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Crambus Fabricius, 1798
Suppl. : 420, 464.
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CRAMBINAE
by subsequent designation by
[(but cited as 'erigatus Fab.')]
See BHL scanned Type-species page.
Nye (1975) stated:-
Cerambus has been used as the original generic name for species which are now in the Noctuidae.
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-
Invalid type-species designation: Latreille, 1810, Considérations générales sur l'Ordre naturel des Animaux: 441, cited four species, all of which were originally included. See also: Argyroteuchia Hübner, ; Chilus Billberg, 1820; Palparia Haworth, 1811; Tetrachila Hübner, 1822.
CRAMBUS was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: CRAMBINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).
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Argyroteuchia Hübner, 1825: 364.
Chilus Billberg, 1820: 93.
Palparia Haworth, 1811: 481.
Tetrachila Hübner, 1822: 52-55, 66-79.