TorynesisAndrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionA genus endemic to mountainous regions of South Africa and Lesotho. Larvae have been recorded on Danthonia (Poaceae).
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsAccording to Price et al. (2011), the representatives of Torynesis sampled in their study are very similar to one another and none of the species represented by more than a single individual forms a monophyletic group.
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.
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- First online 03 November 2006
- Content changed 09 December 2011
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2011. Torynesis http://tolweb.org/Torynesis/70735/2011.12.09 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 09 December 2011 (under construction).