Euchromius cambridgei

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Euchromius cambridgei
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Euchromius[1]
Species: E. cambridgei
Binomial name
Euchromius cambridgei
(Zeller, 1867)
  • Eromene cambridgei Zeller, 1867
  • Argyria prototypa Meyrick, 1935
  • Eromene cambridgii Zeller, 1867
  • Eromene luciella Chrétien, 1907
  • Ommatopteryx congruentella Amsel, 1958
  • Ommatopteryx ilkui Gozmány, 1959
  • Ommatopteryx szijjartoi Gozmány, 1959

Euchromius cambridgei is a species of moth in the Crambidae family described by Philipp Christoph Zeller in 1867. It is found in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Croatia, Ukraine, the Canary Islands,[2] Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan.[3]

The wingspan is about 17 mm. The forewings are dusty grey, sprinkled with brown scales and an ochreous-yellow transverse streak, internally edged with white. The hindwings are yellowish grey with a darker apex.[4]


  1. ^ "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved March 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Euchromius cambridgei (Zeller, 1867)". Fauna Europaea. Retrieved December 14, 2017.
  3. ^ Savela, Markku. "Euchromius Guenée, 1845". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  4. ^ "06218 Euchromius cambridgei (Zeller, 1867)". Lepiforum e.V. Retrieved December 14, 2017.