Definition of Genus tortrix
1. Noun. Type genus of the Tortricidae.
Group relationships: Family Tortricidae, Tortricidae
Member holonyms: Homona Coffearia, Tea Tortrix, Tortrix, Argyrotaenia Citrana, Orange Tortrix, Tortrix
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Literary usage of Genus tortrix
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1. A Hand-book to the Order Lepidoptera by William Forsell Kirby (1897)
"... we have room to notice are therefore noted under their genera, and the families to which they have been referred are merely indicated. genus tortrix. ..."
2. Guide to the Study of Insects, and a Treatise on Those Injurious and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1870)
"•The typical genus Tortrix has the palpi rauch longer than the head, with the fore wings about twice as long as broad, and the costa arched abruptly at the ..."
3. Guide to the Study of Insects and a Treatise on Those Injurious and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1878)
"The typical genus Tortrix has the palpi much longer than tin- head, with the fore wings about twice as long as broad, and the costa arched abruptly at the ..."
4. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1869)
"... vein 7 ending in the external margin and vein 8 iu the costa, thus enclosing the apex, as in several other species in this genus Tortrix ..."
5. Guide to the Study of Insects, and a Treatise on Those Injurious and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1870)
"Near the inner angle are two dark brown oblique stripes. The typical genus Tortrix has the palpi much longer than the head, with the fore wings about twice ..."
6. The Moth Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America by William Jacob Holland (1903)
"... The insect is found in the southwestern portion of our territory, having been reported from Colorado and Texas. Genus TORTRIX Linnaeus (i) Tortrix ..."
7. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1891)
"FOR several months past the occurrence of a supposed new species of the genus Tortrix has been an open secret among entomologists in this country, ..."
8. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1872)
"Forty-five species of the genus Tortrix are described and figured, twenty-three of which are noticed for the first time, one re-named, and fifteen referred ..."