Definition of Carpocapsa
1. Noun. Codling moths.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Tortricidae, Tortricidae
Member holonyms: Carpocapsa Pomonella, Codlin Moth, Codling Moth
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carpocapsa
Literary usage of Carpocapsa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1907)
"Carpocapsa pomonella, Linn. A full account of this pest, together with preventive and remedial measures, was given in my Second Annual Report (1905), ..."
2. Science from an Easy Chair by Edwin Ray Lankester (1911)
"The caterpillar of the moth, Carpocapsa sal- titans, removed from the jumping bean : magnified three diameters. Observe the jaws (with which the circular ..."
3. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1903)
"Curtis designated Tinea pomonella Linn, as the type of Carpocapsa Treitschke. This definite assignment of pomonella as type of Carpocapsa was perfectly ..."