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Family Tortricidae - Tortricid Moths

Tortricid? - Sparganothis distincta Cnephasia stephensiana Moth -- P5067502 - Ancylis Pretty Brown-striped Moth Goldenrod Gall Moth - Hodges#3186 - Epiblema scudderiana Moth - Clepsis persicana Unknown moth - Clepsis clemensiana A Tortricid moth - Aethes angulatana
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Other Common Names
Leafroller Moths
Pronunciation
TOR-tri-CYE-dye
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tortricidae Latreille, [1803]

BugGuide currently follows the classification shown at All-Leps (See discussion here). Jean-Francois Landry and Don Lafontaine of Agriculture Canada, and John Burns and Scott Miller of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History are curators of the list, with assistance from others named at the bottom of this page. The classification of moths is continuously under study, and further changes are inevitable.
Remarks
Many are regarded as pests: for instance, codling moth (Cydia pomonella), an introduced species, causes serious damage to apples and pears.
See Also
Oecophoridae (see Dennis Profant's comment here)
Internet References
photos of pinned specimens from around the world (Tortricid.net)
list of species of type specimens in National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USDA)
Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) By John W. Brown, Joaquin Baixeras
Food Plant Database for the family Tortricidae