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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History and Etymology for Tortricidae

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

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