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Species Eucosma ornatula - Ornate Eucosma - Hodges#2951


Body size and diet quality in the genus Cydia (Tortricidae).
By William E. Miller
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 44(3): 113-142, 1990
Miller, W.E. 1990. Body size and diet quality in the genus Cydia (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 44(3): 113-142

Seed Reduction in Prairie Cordgrass, Spartina pectinata Link., by the Floret-Feeding Caterpillar Aethes spartinana (B. & McD.)
By Prasifka, J.R., Lee, D.K., Bradshaw, J.D., Parrish, A.S., Gray, M.E.
BioEnergy Research, 5: 189-196, 2012
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A few notes on the life history of Phalonia spartinana
By Ainslie, C.N.
The Canadian Entomologist, 49: 93-96., 1917
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Descriptions of some Neotropical Euliini and Archipini (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae)
By J. Razowski
Miscellania Zoologica, 14: 105–114, 1992
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A New Generic Assignment for Tortrix baboquavariana Kearfott, 1907 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) with Comments on Its Tribal Assign
By John W. Brown
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 70(2): 173-175., 2016
Full title: "A New Generic Assignment for Tortrix baboquavariana Kearfott, 1907 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) with Comments on Its Tribal Assignment".

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North American species of the genus Eana, with a general review of the genus, and descriptions of two new species
By Obratzsov, N.S.
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(3): 175-192, 1962
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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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