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Torynesis Butler, [1899]
Torynesis Butler, [1899]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1898 (4) : 903, TS: Dira mintha Geyer
Mintha van Son, 1955; Transv. Mus. Mem. 8: 76, TS: Dira mintha Geyer
Torynesis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Torynesis (Dirina) ; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]

Torynesis mintha (Geyer, [1837])
South Africa. See [About maps] Dira mintha Geyer, [1837]; in Hübner, Zuträge. Samml. exot. Schmett. 5 : 15, : pl. [147], f. 851-852
Mintha mintha ; [BOW: pl. 116, f. 18]
Dira mintha ; [EBW]
Torynesis mintha ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Grasses) Danthonia [PBSA]

SW.Cape Torynesis mintha mintha ; [BAFR, 206]; [AfrL]
T. m. piquetbergensis Dickson, 1967
Piquetberg Mts. Torynesis mintha piquetbergensis Dickson, 1967; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 79 : 161, TL: Cape Province, hill 2 miles N.E. of Moorreesburg
Torynesis mintha piquetbergensis ; [BAFR, 206 (text)]; [AfrL]

Torynesis magna (van Son, 1941)
NW.Cape. See [About maps] Leptoneura mintha magna van Son, 1941; J. ent. Soc. S. Afr. 4 : 180
Torynesis magna, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Torynesis mintha magna ; [BAFR, 206 (text)]
Torynesis magna ; [AfrL]

Larva on Danthonia sp. [PBSA]


Torynesis hawequas Dickson, 1973
Cape (Middenkrantzberg Francesch Hoek Mts.). See [About maps] Torynesis hawequas Dickson, 1973; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 85 : 284, TL: Cape, Middenkrantz Berg, Fransch Hoek Mtns.
Torynesis hawequas ; [BAFR, 206]; [AfrL]

Torynesis orangica Vári, 1971
Orange Free State Torynesis orangica Vári, 1971; Ann. Transv. Mus. 27 (10) : 208
Torynesis orangica ; [AfrL]

Torynesis pringlei Dickson, 1979
Torynesis pringlei ; [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
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[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, [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, 1967
Notes on teh Cape Satyrid butterfly Torynenthis mintha (Geyer) with a description of a new race Ent. Rec. J. Var. 79 : 160-162
Dickson, 1973
A new species of Torynesis Butler (Lepidoptera: Satyridae), with observations on some related taxa Ent. Rec. J. Var. 85 : 284-288
Geyer, [1837]
Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge, Vol. 5 [1833]-1837 in Hübner, Zuträge. Samml. exot. Schmett. 5 : [1-3], 4, [5], 6-52 (1837), : pl. [138-151], f. 801-880 (1833), : pl. [152-172], f. 881-1000 (1834 - 1836)
van Son, 1941
New or little-known South African butterflies J. ent. Soc. S. Afr. 4 : 179-196, pl. 1-2
van Son, 1955
Butterflies of southern Africa. II. Nymphalidae: Danainae and Satyrinae Transv. Mus. Mem. 8: 1-166, 37pls
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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