Tortricinae

The Tortricinae are the nominate subfamily of tortrix moths. Commonly referred to as leafrollers, as the larvae build shelters by folding or rolling leaves of the food plant, the tortricinae include several notable pests as well species used as biological control agents against invasive weeds.[1]

Tortricinae
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Aethes cnicana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Latreille, 1803
Tribes

Archipini
Atteriini
Ceracini
Cnephasiini
Cochylini
Epitymbiini
Euliini
Phricanthini
Schoenotenini
Sparganothini
Tortricini
and see text

Genera incertae sedisEdit

These tortricine genera have not been assigned to a tribe yet:

Former generaEdit

Alytopistis (synonym of Ardiosteres)

Life cycleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brown,J. W.; Robinson,G; Powell,J. A. "Food plant Database for Leafrollers of the World (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)(Version 1.0.0)". www.tortricidae.com. tortricid.net. Retrieved 30 June 2010.

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