Euplexia is a genus of moths of the family Noctuidae described by Stephens in 1829.

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Euplexia borbonica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Tribe: Phlogophorini
Genus: Euplexia
Stephens, 1829
  • Berhaea Walker, 1858
  • Epa Bethune-Baker, 1906


Its eyes are naked with or without eyelashes. The proboscis is well developed. Palpi upturned, second joint not reaching vertex of head and fringed with hair. Whereas third joint is prominent. Thorax with a slight tuft of outspreading hair behind the collar and paired tufts on metathorax. Abdomen with dorsal tufts on proximal segments and tibia spineless. Forewings with crenulate cilia.[1]



  1. ^ Hampson, G. F. (1894). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume II. Taylor and Francis – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.