Definition of Family Tortricidae

1. Noun. Leaf rollers and codling moths.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Tortricidae

family Thiobacteriaceae
family Thraupidae
family Threskiornithidae
family Thripidae
family Thymelaeaceae
family Tiliaceae
family Tilletiaceae
family Timaliidae
family Tinamidae
family Tineidae
family Tingidae
family Tipulidae
family Titanosauridae
family Todidae
family Torpedinidae
family Tortricidae (current term)
family Toxotidae
family Trachipteridae
family Tragulidae
family Trapaceae
family Tremellaceae
family Trephritidae
family Treponemataceae
family Triakidae
family Tribonemaceae
family Trichechidae
family Trichiuridae
family Trichodontidae
family Tricholomataceae
family Tridacnidae

Literary usage of Family Tortricidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1881)
"... family TORTRICIDAE. Feeding upon the leaves of white pine, which it draws together into a kind of lube, a small yellowish green larva with a black head ..."

2. Handbook of Kentucky by Hubert Vreeland (1908)
"The adult is a small brown moth, not often seen, belonging to the same family (Tortricidae) as numerous other species which roll, fold, and skeletonize the ..."

3. Entomology for Beginners for the Use of Young Folks, Fruit-growers, Farmers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1888)
"family Tortricidae.—The leaf-rolling moths are rather stout bodied, with wide, oblong wings, the costal edge of the fore wings being often sinuous; ..."

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