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Sex pheromone production in European corn borer races explored -- tracking the origin of new species.
Avocado seed moth could devastate Californiaâ€™s avocados, warns Mark Hoddle, currently on a field trip in Peru.
The Tortricidae or tortix moths are a family of the Lepidoptera. The typical resting posture is with the wings folded back producing the rather rounded profile. It is a large family with over 6,000 species described. Many of these are economically important pests, including (in Europe): Summer fruit tortrix moth (Adoxophyes orana) Fruit tree tortrix moth (Archips podana) Rose leaf roller (Archips rosana) Argyrotaenia ljungiana, a pest on vines, maize and fruit trees Peach moth...
- Large; stout; burly.