Tarsocera TS = Leptoneura cassinaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionThe genus is endemic to the Cape Province of South Africa. Larvae have been recorded feeding on Brachypodium and Lolium (Poaceae) (Ackery et al. 1995).
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsPrice et al. (2011) sampled only three of the seven species in the genus.
Ackery, P.R., Smith, C.R., Vane-Wright, R.I. (Eds.) 1995. Carcasson's African butterflies. CSIRO, Canberra. 803 pp.
Price, B.W., Villet, M.H., Walton, S.M., Barker, N.P. 2011. Using molecules and morphology to infer the phylogenetic relationships and evolutionary history of the Dirini (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae), a tribe of butterflies endemic to southern Africa. Systematic Entomology 36: 300-316.
Vári, L. 1971. Revision of the genus Tarsocera Butler, 1898, and description of new Satyrinae (Lepidopateera: Nymphalidae). Annals of the Transvaal Museum 27: 193-223.
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