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Tribe Tortricini


Tortricids of Agricultural Importance
By Todd M. Gilligan and Marc E. Epstein
Site contains approximately 10,000 tortricid species, many of which are considered serious pests. Here you will find comprehensive resources for identifying adults and larvae of tortricids that threaten agriculture in the United States. Pest species as well as common non-target species are covered in detailed fact sheets and interactive identification keys. In addition, a DNA barcode database allows for the confirm of identifications using COI barcode data.

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North-American Torticidae
By Thomas, Lord Walsingham
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4, 1879
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Species turnover in the leafrollers (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) of Plummers Island, Maryland: Assessing a century of ...
By John W. Brown
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 103: 673-682, 2001
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Species turnover in the leafrollers (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) of Plummers Island, Maryland: Assessing a century of inventory data.

Brown, J.W. 2001. Species turnover in the leafrollers (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) of Plummers Island, Maryland: Assessing a century of inventory data. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 103: 673-682.

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New North American Tortricidae.
By William Dunham Kearfott
Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97, 1907
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97

Annotated list of Utah tortricid moths: a provisional compilation.
By Jerry A. Powell
Essig Museum of Entomology, 1-19, 2006

Maple feeding Tortricidae from the northeastern United States
By R. R. Grehan, M. Sabourin, P. M. Hason
Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Vermont 117: 1-46, 1995

Descriptions of new species of tortricid moths, from North Carolina, with notes
By William Dunham Kearfott
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 28(1398): 349-364., 1905

New Olethreutidae from eastern United States (Lepidoptera)
By Carl Heinrich
Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 25(5-6): 105-122 , 1923