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Tarsocera Butler, [1899]
Tarsocera Butler, [1899]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1898 (4) : 903, TS: Leptoneura cassina Butler
Cassus van Son, 1955; Transv. Mus. Mem. 8: 79, TS: Papilio cassus Linnaeus
Tarsocera, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Tarsocera (Dirina) ; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]

Tarsocera cassina (Butler, 1868)
Cape. See [About maps] Leptoneura cassina Butler, 1868; Cat. diurn. Lep. Satyridae Brit. Mus. : 72, pl. 2, f. 12
Tarsocera cassina ; [BOW: pl. 118, f. 29]; [BAFR, 207]; [AfrL]

Larva on Lolium sp, Brachypodium distachyum [PBSA]


Tarsocera cassus (Linnaeus, 1764)
SW.Cape. See [About maps] Papilio cassus Linnaeus, 1764; Mus. Lud. Ulr.: 269
Dira cassus ; [EBW]
Tarsocera cassus ; [BOW: pl. 118, f. 26]; [BAFR, 207]; [AfrL]

Larva on Hyparrhenia hirta [PBSA]

Tarsocera cassus cassus ; [AfrL]
T. c. outeniqua Vári, 1971
Tarsocera cassus outeniqua ; [AfrL]

Tarsocera fulvina Vári, 1971
South Africa. See [About maps] Tarsocera fulvina Vári, 1971; Ann. Transv. Mus. 27 (10) : 200
Tarsocera fulvina, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Tarsocera fulvina ; [AfrL]

Tarsocera southeyae Dickson, 1969
South Africa. See [About maps] Tarsocera southeyae Dickson, 1969; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 81 : 153, TL: Cape, Jansenville
Tarsocera southeyae ; [BAFR, 207]; [AfrL]

Tarsocera imitator Vári, 1971
South Africa. See [About maps] Tarsocera imitator Vári, 1971; Ann. Transv. Mus. 27 (10) : 203
Tarsocera imitator ; [AfrL]

Tarsocera dicksoni (van Son, 1962)
Cape - Little Namaqualand, Willowmore, Middelburg. See [About maps] Cassus dicksoni van Son, 1962; J. Ent. Soc. sth. Afr. 25 (1) : 142
Tarsocera dicksoni ; Dickson, 1969, Ent. Rec. J. Var. 81 : 153; Vári, 1971, Ann. Transv. Mus. 27 (10) : 204; [BAFR, 207]; [AfrL]

Tarsocera namaquensis Vári, 1971
South Africa. See [About maps] Tarsocera namaquensis Vári, 1971; Ann. Transv. Mus. 27 (10) : 206
Tarsocera namaquensis ; [AfrL]


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References:
[AJA]
African Journal Archive
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[AfrL]
Mark C. Williams; Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperoidea; Compiled by Mark C. Williams, 7th ed. (2008) (April 2007); Afrototropical Butterflies; e-mail: Mark C. Williams
[BAFR]
D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978
[Wahlberg]
Niklas Wahlberg; The NSG's voucher specimen database; Nymphalidae Systematics Group


Some related literature:
Butler, 1868
A catalogue of diurnal Lepidoptera of the family Satyridae in the collection of the British Museum Cat. diurn. Lep. Satyridae Brit. Mus. : 1-211, pl. 1-5
Butler, [1899]
On a collection of Butterflies almost entirely made at Salisbury, Mashonaland, by Mr. Guy A. K. Marshall, in 1898 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1898 (4) : 902-912
Dickson, 1969
A new Species of Tarsocera Butler (Lepidoptera: Satyridae) from the Cape Province Ent. Rec. J. Var. 81 : 153-155
Linnaeus, 1764
Museum S'ae R'ae M'tis Ludovicae Ulricae Reginae Svecorum, Gothorum, Vandalorumque Mus. Lud. Ulr.: vi + 720 + [2]
van Son, 1955
Butterflies of southern Africa. II. Nymphalidae: Danainae and Satyrinae Transv. Mus. Mem. 8: 1-166, 37pls
van Son, 1962
New African Butterflies J. Ent. Soc. sth. Afr. 25 (1) : 140-148, pl. 2
Vári, 1971
South African Lepidoptera, 5. Revision of the genus Tarsocera Butler, 1898, and description of new Satyrinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalinae) Ann. Transv. Mus. 27 (10) : 193-223


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