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Noun: tortrix (tortrices,tortrixes)  'tor,triks
  1. California moth whose larvae live in especially oranges
    - orange tortrix, Argyrotaenia citrana
     
  2. Small Indian moth infesting e.g. tea and coffee plants
    - tea tortrix, Homona coffearia

Derived forms: tortrices, tortrixes

Type of: tortricid, tortricid moth

Part of: genus Tortrix

Encyclopedia: Tortrix