Pine moth

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(Zool.) any one of several species of small tortricid moths of the genus Retinia, whose larvæ burrow in the ends of the branchlets of pine trees, often doing great damage.

See also: Pine

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Miller and Wagner (1984) found that pupae of the Pandora Moth Coloradia pandora pandora (Saturniidae), in a pine forest in Arizona, tended to occur in greater numbers where fuel loads were lighter on the ground and the canopy was more open.