Tortricidae

plural noun Tor·tric·i·dae \ tȯ(r)‧ˈtrisəˌdē \

Definition of Tortricidae

:a family of small moths usually having a stout body, oblong lightly fringed wings, threadlike antennae, and a tuft of scales at the end of the abdomen, many of the larvae being leaf rollers and others living in various fruits and galls

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Origin and Etymology of tortricidae

New Latin Tortric-, Tortrix, type genus + -idae


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