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

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Genus:
Fruva Grote, 1877 . Can. Ent. 9 : 69.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Spragueia fasciatella Grote, 1875. In: Boisduval & GuenĂ©e, Can. Ent. 7: 225.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 ex. [U.S.A.]: Texas, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NEPTUNIA Barnes & McDunnough, 1911; and UNIPTENA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of FRUVA Grote, 1877.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus FRUVA.

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