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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In entomology, a large and wide-spread family of Microlepidoptera; the leaf-roller moths.
  • In herpetology, a family of cylinder-snakes, or tortricoid ophidians, typified by the genus Tortrix, having rudimentary hind limbs and a very short conic tail. The genera are Tortrix (or Ilysia) and Cylindrophis.

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