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Tortricinae

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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]

Genera incertae sedis

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

Former genera

Alytopistis (synonym of Ardiosteres)

Life cycle

References

  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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Tortricinae: Brief Summary

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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.

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