Argyrotaenia

noun
Ar·​gyr·​o·​tae·​nia | \ -rə- \

Definition of Argyrotaenia

: a genus of tortricid moths including a number having larvae that are serious leaf-rolling pests of economic plants — compare orange tortrix, red-banded leaf roller

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History and Etymology for Argyrotaenia

New Latin, from argyr- + taenia

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“Argyrotaenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Argyrotaenia. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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