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

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Genus:
Spragueia Grote, 1875 . Check List Noctuidae Am. N. of Mex. (1) : 20, 25.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Agrophila leo Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 205.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AMERICA: Northern, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HELIOCONTIA Hampson, 1910; and MNESIPYRGA Meyrick, 1913 as junior synonyms of SPRAGUEIA Grote, 1875.

Poole (1989) included 21 species in the genus SPRAGUEIA.

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Junior name(s):
Spragueira ; Köhler, 1979: 50.


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