The Afrotropical species of the genus Euchromius Guenée are revised. Eighteen species are treated of which nine are new, labellum, locustus, nigrobasalis, erum, aris, donum, geminus, tanalis and gnathosellus. A key is provided together with full (re)descriptions of each species, with notes on distribution and ecology. Most species live in dry or humid savannas and woodlands, no species occur in true tropical rainforest.

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Schouten, R. T. A. (1988). Revision of the species of the Genus Euchromius Guenée, 1845 (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Crambinae) occurring in the Afrotropical Region. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 244(1), 1–64.