Alternative combination: Tortrix destructus
Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1916. Some American fossil insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 51:89-106
Sister taxon: Tortricites florissantanus
Type specimen: USNM 61998, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (Wilson coll), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.
Average measurements (in mm): body length 8.30, forewing length 8.30