Definition of Tortricids

1. Noun. (plural of tortricid) ¹



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Definition of Tortricids

1. tortricid [n] - See also: tortricid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tortricids

tortoise shells
tortoiselike
tortoises
tortoiseshell-cat
tortoiseshell cat
tortoiseshell cats
tortoiseshell turtle
tortoiseshells
tortoni
tortonis
tortrices
tortricid
tortricid moth
tortricids (current term)
tortrix
tortrixes
torts
tortulous
tortuosities
tortuosity
tortuous
tortuous aorta
tortuously
tortuousness
tortuousnesses
torturable
torture
torture chamber

Literary usage of Tortricids

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1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1906)
"The subcostal nervure of the hindwing is, as in tortricids, ... In the tortricids, and many other groups, the forking that occurs in this part of the wing ..."

2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1884)
"Mr. Meyrick had the great kindness to send me a series of his types of the tortricids, representing most of the genera and a considerable number of the ..."

3. A Manual for the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"The Typical tortricids (Tor tri-cids). The Tortricidae agree with the preceding ... These may be called the Ugly-nest tortricids, ugly dwelling being the ..."

4. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1905)
"Doctor Dyar said he believed that the initiative taken by Mr. Busck in the tortricids would have to be followed in other groups of Lepidoptera by the ..."

5. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1904)
"... and tortricids four to six hours will make them just as soft as they were when first killed ; much longer than this will make them wet, and once wet it ..."

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