Tribe Melipotini. This tribe was characterized by Fibiger and Lafontaine (2005). Like most tribes of the Catocalinae, it is placed in the subfamily Erebinae following Zahiri et al. (2010).
- Fibiger M, Lafontaine JD (2005) A review of the higher classification of the Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera) - with special reference to the Holarctic fauna. Esperiana 11: 7-92.
- Zahiri R, Kitching IJ, Lafontaine JD, Mutanen M, Kaila L, Holloway JD, Wahlberg N (2010) A new molecular phylogeny offers hope for a stable family-level classification of the Noctuoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution ZZZ: in press.