BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

TORTRICIDAE (tortrix moths)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Acleris Hübner, [1825] (a genus of tortrix moths)
Acleris ferrugana (Rusty Oak Button), eg: Acleris ferrugana (Rusty Oak Button) - Dorsal view Acleris forsskaleana (Maple Button), eg: Acleris forsskaleana (Maple Button) - Adult - dorsal view - close-up Acleris kochiella (Elm Button), eg: Acleris kochiella (Elm Button) - Male - alert - dorsal view Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix), eg: Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) - Adult - dorsal view Unidentified Acleris (Unidentified Acleris Tortrix Moths), eg: Unidentified Acleris (Unidentified Acleris Tortrix Moths) - Dorsal view
Genus 1 ident refs
Agapeta hamana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Common Yellow Conch)
In situ - dorsal
Species  
Agapeta zoegana (Linnaeus, 1767) (Knapweed Conch)
On top of MV moth trap
Species  
Archips podana (Scopoli, 1763) (Large Fruit-tree Tortrix)
Dorsal view
Species  
(Archips podana/operana) (a group of tortrix moths) Informal  
Archips podana (Scopoli, 1763) (Large Fruit-tree Tortrix)
Dorsal view
Species  
Bactra furfurana (Haworth, 1811) (Mottled Marble)
Lateral view
Species  
Celypha lacunana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Common Marble)
Lateral view - pale background
Species  
Cnephasia incertana (Treitschke, 1835) (Light Grey Tortrix) Species  
Cnephasia stephensiana (Doubleday, 1849) (Grey Tortrix) Species  
Unidentified Cnephasia (Unidentified Cnephasia Tortrix Moths)
Dorsal view
Unidentified  
Cochylis roseana (Haworth, 1811) (Rosy Conch)
Exuvia - dorsal view
Species  
Commophila aeneana (Hübner, 1800) (Orange Conch) Species 1 ident refs
Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus, 1758) (Codling Moth) Species 1 ident refs
Cydia splendana (Hübner, 1799) (Marbled Piercer)
Acorn with frass at hole
Species  
Cydia ulicetana (Haworth, 1811) (Grey Gorse Piercer)
Lateral view
Species  
Dichrorampha alpinana (Treitschke, 1830) (Broad-blotch Drill)
Dorsal view - pale background
Species  
Dichrorampha petiverella (Linnaeus, 1758) (Common Drill)
Adult - dorsal view
Species  
Dichrorampha plumbana (Scopoli, 1763) (Lead-coloured Drill) Species  
Ditula angustiorana (Haworth, 1811) (Red-barred Tortrix)
Dorsal view
Species 1 ident refs
Eana incanana (Stephens, 1852) (Bluebell Shade)
Dorsal view
Species  
Endothenia gentianaeana (Hübner, 1799) (Teasel Marble) Species  
Epiblema Hübner, 1825 (a genus of tortrix moths)
Epiblema uddmanniana (Bramble Shoot Moth), eg: Epiblema uddmanniana (Bramble Shoot Moth) - Latero-dorsal view - close-up
Genus  
Epinotia immundana (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1839) (Common Birch Bell) Species  
Epinotia nisella (Clerck, 1759) (Grey Poplar Bell) Species  
Unidentified Epinotia (Unidentified Epinotia Tortrix Moths)
Dorsal view
Unidentified  
Epiphyas postvittana (Walker, 1863) (Light Brown Apple Moth)
Female - dorsal view
Species  
Eucosma campoliliana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Marbled Bell)
Lateral view - close-up
Species  
Eucosma cana (Haworth, 1811) (Hoary Belle)
Dorsal view
Species  
(Eucosma hohenwartiana agg) (a group of tortrix moths)
Dorsal view
Informal 1 ident refs
Eulia ministrana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Brassy Twist)
Dorsal view
Species  
Grapholita compositella (Fabricius, 1775) (Triple-stripe Piercer)
Dorsal view
Species  
Grapholita molesta (Busck, 1916) (Oriental Fruit Moth) Species 1 ident refs
Grapholita pallifrontana (Lienig & Zeller, 1846) (Liquorice Piercer)
Lateral view - pale background
Species  
Gynnidomorpha vectisana (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845) (Small Saltern Conch)
Dorsal view
Species  
Gypsonoma dealbana (Frölich, 1828) (Common Cloaked Shoot)
Dorsal view
Species  
Isotrias rectifasciana (Haworth, 1811) (Hedge Shade) Species  
Lathronympha strigana (Fabricius, 1775) (Red Piercer)
Lateral view
Species  
Lozotaeniodes formosanus (Geyer, 1830) (Orange Pine Twist)
Adult - lateral view
Species  
Orthotaenia undulana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Woodland Marble) Species  
Pammene aurana (Fabricius, 1775) (Orange-spot Piercer)
Set specimen
Species  
Pandemis cerasana (Hübner, 1786) (Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix)
Dorsal view - close-up
Species  
Pandemis corylana (Fabricius, 1794) (Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix)
Dorsal view - close-up
Species  
Phtheochroa rugosana (Hübner, 1799) (Rough-winged Conch) Species 1 ident refs
Pseudargyrotoza conwagana (Fabricius, 1775) (Yellow-spot Twist)
Lateral view - pale background
Species  
Ptycholoma lecheana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Brindled Twist)
Adult - ventral
Species  
Spilonota ocellana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Bud Moth) Species  
Syndemis musculana (Hübner, 1799) (Dark-barred Twist)
Lateral view - pale background
Species  
Tortricodes alternella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Winter Shade)
Lateral view
Species  
Tortrix viridana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Green Oak-tortix, Green Oak Tortrix)
Latero-dorsal view - close-up
Species  
Unidentified Tortricidae (Unidentified Tortrix Moths)
Lateral view
Unidentified  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Eurasian Tortricidae: http://ip30.eti.uva.nl/bis/tortricidae.php Eurasian Tortricidae
Bradley, J.D., Tremewan, W.G. & Smith, A., 1973 British Tortricoid Moths: Cochylidae and Tortricidae: Tortricinae (Vol 1)
Bradley, J.D., Tremewan, W.G. & Smith, A., 1979 British Tortricoid Moths: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae (Vol 2)

Bird-dropping mimics

Clifton, J. & Wheeler, J., 2015 Bird-dropping Tortrix Moths of the British Isles: a Field Guide to the Bird-dropping Mimics.

Larvae

leaf-miners
British Leafminers: http://www.leafmines.co.uk/ British Leafminers
The leaf and stem mines of British flies and other insects: http://www.ukflymines.co.uk The leaf and stem mines of British flies and other insects

Microscopy

Pierce, F.N. & Metcalfe, J.W., 1922 The Genitalia of the British Tortricidae

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 general literature references to TORTRICIDAE (tortrix moths)

TORTRICIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)
Ditrysia
(butterflies and most moths)
TORTRICOIDEA
(cochylid and tortrix moths)
Microlepidoptera (via Tortricoidea)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 114 feeding and other relationships of TORTRICIDAE (tortrix moths)

Creative Commons Licence
Unless otherwise expressly stated, all original material on the BioImages website by Malcolm Storey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence.