Melinoessa Herrich-Schäffer, 1855

FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
AUTHORHerrich-Schäffer, 1855
STATUSGenus
PUBLICATIONHerrich-Schäffer G. A. W. 1853–1858. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäische Schmetterlinge. Heterocera (Nachtfalter). - — (1) 1:1–84, pls 1–120.
PAGINATION 31 [key]; pl. 65, figs 370, 371. Bhl
COMMENTSType species: Melinoessa croesaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäische Schmetterlinge 1: 31; pl. 65, fig. 370. By subsequent designation by Janse, 1932. Moths of South Africa 1: 144.

Genus Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
Hyphenophora Warren, 1894 Synonym of genus
Obrussa Saalmüller, 1891 Synonym of genus
Rhamidava Walker, 1863 Synonym of genus
Timana Walker, 1869 Synonym of genus
Traina Walker, 1869 Synonym of genus

Species

NAME AUTHOR STATUS PUBLICATION
aemonia (Swinhoe, 1904) Species Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590.
aemonia (Swinhoe, 1904) Subspecies Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590.
amplissimata (Walker, 1863) Species Walker F. 1863a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXVI.– Geometrites (continued). - — 26 (1962):i–iv, 1479–1796.
argenteomaculata Camera (Strand, 1918) Species Strand E. 1918c. Über einige Heterocera der Familien Arctiidae, Lymantriidae, Geometridae, Saturniidae, Lasiocampidae, Pyralididae [sic] und Aegeriidae aus Belgisch Kongo. - Entomologische Rundschau 35(7–12):28, 32, 35–36, 41–42, 45–46.
asteria Prout L. B., 1934 Species Prout L. B. 1934a. New species and subspecies of Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 39(2):99–136.
aureola Prout L. B., 1934 Species Prout L. B. 1934a. New species and subspecies of Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 39(2):99–136.
catenata (Saalmüller, 1891) Species Saalmüller M. & von Heyden L. 1891. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Zweite Abtheilung. Heterocera: Noctuae, Geometrae, Microlepidoptera. - — :247–531, pls 7–14.
conspersata (Kirby, 1896) Unavailable name Kirby W. F. 1896. On a collection of moths from East Africa formed by Dr. W. J. Ansorge, Medical Officer to the Uganda Administration. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 18(107):375–396, pl. 19.
costalis (Walker, 1869) Synonym of species Walker F. 1869b. In: Chapman T., On some lepidopterous insects from Congo. - Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow 1:325–378, pls 5–7.
croesaria Camera Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 Species Herrich-Schäffer G. A. W. 1853–1858. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäische Schmetterlinge. Heterocera (Nachtfalter). - — (1) 1:1–84, pls 1–120.
eonspersa Prout L. B., 1926 Unavailable name Prout L. B. 1926b. Zoological results of the Swedish expedition to Central Africa 1911. Insecta. 20. Lepidoptera. Geometridae. - Arkiv för Zoologi 18A(25):1–17.
eurycrossa Prout L. B., 1934 Species Prout L. B. 1934a. New species and subspecies of Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 39(2):99–136.
fulvata Camera (Drury, 1782) Unavailable name Drury D. 1782. Illustrations of Natural History, wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of Exotic Insects, according to their different genera, very few of which have hitherto been figured by any author, being engraved and coloured from (etc.) - — 3:i–xxvi, 1–76, index, pls 1–50.
fulvescens Camera Prout L. B., 1916 Species Prout L. B. 1916c. New African Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 23:272–286.
grisescens (Oberthür, 1916) Unavailable name Oberthür C. 1916c. Faune des Lépidoptères de Barbarie (Partie II). - Etudes de Lépidoptérologie comparée 12:179–428.
guenoti Herbulot, 1981 Species Herbulot C. 1981g. Nouveaux Geometridae du Cameroun, du Natal et de Madagascar (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 86(9–10):207–211.
horni Prout L. B., 1922 Species Prout L. B. 1922a. New and little-known Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 29:327–363.
lepturges Camera Prout L. B., 1928 Synonym of species Prout L. B. 1928b. Nouvelles Geometridae africaines de la collection Audeoud. - Bulletin de la Société des Lépidoptéristes de Genève 6(1):19–32, pl. 1.
midas Prout L. B., 1922 Species Prout L. B. 1922a. New and little-known Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 29:327–363.
molybdauges Prout L. B., 1927 Species Prout L. B. 1927a. A list of the Geometridae (Lep. Het.) known to occur in the Island of São Thomé, with descriptions of some new species collected by Mr. T. A. Barns. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 75(1):187–200, pl. 20.
obrussoides Strand, 1918 Synonym of species Strand E. 1918c. Über einige Heterocera der Familien Arctiidae, Lymantriidae, Geometridae, Saturniidae, Lasiocampidae, Pyralididae [sic] und Aegeriidae aus Belgisch Kongo. - Entomologische Rundschau 35(7–12):28, 32, 35–36, 41–42, 45–46.
palumbata Camera (Warren, 1894) Species Warren W. 1894a. New genera and species of Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 1:366–466.
pauper Warren, 1901 Species Warren W. 1901d. Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Aethiopian region. - Novitates Zoologicae 8:202–217.
perlimbata Camera (Guenée, 1857) Species Guenée A. M. 1858a. In: Boisduval J. A. B. & Guenée A. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Spécies général des Lépidoptères. IX. Uranides et Phalénites. Tome I. - — 9:1–xxxvii, 1–514.
pieridaria (Holland, 1920) Species Holland W. J. 1920. Lepidoptera of the Congo, being a systematic list of the butterflies and moths collected by the American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition, together with descriptions of some hitherto undescribed species. - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 43(6):109–369, pls 6–14.
restrictiflava Prout L. B., 1922 Subspecies Prout L. B. 1922b. Some new Geometridae and Dioptidae in the Joicey collection. - Bulletin of the Hill Museum 1(2):252–269.
sodaliata (Walker, 1863) Species Walker F. 1863a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXVI.– Geometrites (continued). - — 26 (1962):i–iv, 1479–1796.
stellata (Butler, 1878) Species Butler A. G. 1878d. Descriptions of some new genera and species of Lepidoptera from Old Calabar and Madagascar. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 2(12):455–465.
stramineata (Walker, 1869) Species Walker F. 1869b. In: Chapman T., On some lepidopterous insects from Congo. - Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow 1:325–378, pls 5–7.
subalbida Warren, 1905 Species Warren W. 1905b. New species of Geometridae from the Aethiopian Region. - Novitates Zoologicae 12:34–40.
tanyglochis Prout L. B., 1928 Species Prout L. B. 1928b. Nouvelles Geometridae africaines de la collection Audeoud. - Bulletin de la Société des Lépidoptéristes de Genève 6(1):19–32, pl. 1.
tessmanni (Gaede, 1917) Species Gaede M. 1917b. Neue Lepidoptera des Berliner Zoologischen Museums. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift Iris 30(4):202–209.
torquilinea Prout L. B., 1916 Species Prout L. B. 1916c. New African Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 23:272–286.
vulgaria (Plötz, 1880) Synonym of species Plötz C. 1880a. Verzeichniss der vom Prof. Dr. R. Buchholz in West-Afrika gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 41(1–3):76–88; (7–9): 298—307.