SUBFAMILY PLUSIINAE
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Plusiopalpa Holland

Type species: dichora Holland.

This is a small genus with one Oriental species, an Afrotropical one and two in Madagascar. The forewings are a deep purplish brown with markings much as in the Oriental representative. All have prominent palps. In the male genitalia of the Oriental species the aedeagus vesica is less elongate than in other species and has lateral lobes; the saccus is strikingly modified with a dorsal keel and a central constriction.

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