Tortricinae

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

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

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[edit]

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

Apateta
Apinoglossa
Arotrophora
Hydaranthes
Ioditis
Paracomotis
Paraphyas
Parastranga
Peraglyphis
Syllomatia
Symphygas
Tanychaeta

Former genera[edit]

Alytopistis (synonym of Ardiosteres)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown,J. W.; Robinson,G and 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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