Tortricidae

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Tortricidae

[tȯr′tris·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of phytophagous moths in the superfamily Tortricoidea which have a stout body, lightly fringed wings, and threadlike antennae.
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A wet August combined with the warm spell has led to caterpillars of the Tortrix Moth, infesting overgrown lime trees in Oliver Road, Dean Road and Johnson Road in Erdington.
Specific pheromones defoliator Tortrix viridana BUC 96
Sivapalan & Gnanapragasam (1979) reported that the fatty acids, linoleic and linolenic, are critical dietary supplements for the successful adult emergence of the tea tortrix, Homona eoffearia (Nietner) (Tortricidae) on artificial diets.
Selection of suitable Trichogramma strains to control the codling moth Cydia pomonella and the two summer fruit tortrix moths Adoxophyes orana, Pandemis heparana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).