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Pest Factsheet: Tortricids

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2012, 14:09
Last updated: Mon, 11 May 2015, 16:39
The family Tortricidae contains approximately 9,800 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. TortAI includes detailed fact sheets on tortricid pests as well as non-targets. More than 125 taxa (tribes, genera, or species) are treated. All fact sheets contain numerous photographs of adult wing patterns, male and female genitalia, and larvae.
Resource provide by:
  • NPPO of USA
Organization providing resource: USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST Identification Technology Program
URL: click here
Author/Editor name and address: CITATION: Gilligan, T. M. & M. E. Epstein. 2012. TortAI, Tortricids of Agricultural Importance to the United States (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA/APHIS/PPQ/CPHST, Fort Collins, CO. [accessed at http://idtools.or
Type of contact: NPPO
  • Pest information
Submitted by: NPPO of Australia