Melanippe Duponchel, 1828

FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Larentiinae
AUTHORDuponchel, 1828
STATUSSynonym of genus
SYNONYMRheumaptera
PUBLICATIONDuponchel P. A. J. 1829. Nocturnes. Deuxième partie. – In: Godart, J. B. & Duponchel, P. A. J., Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France. - — 7(2):1–507; pls 133–170.
PAGINATION 111 [key] Bhl
COMMENTSType species: Phalaena hastata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 527. By original designation. A junior objective synonym of Rheumaptera Hübner, 1822. Included by Parsons et al. (1999: 816) as a junior synonym of Rheumaptera Hübner, 1822.