Herpetogramma basalis is a species of moth in the family Crambidae. It is found on the Canary Islands and in Japan, China, Australia, Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, La Réunion and South Africa.
The larvae feed on Amaranthus species, Lantana camara, beetroot, cucurbits and radish. Young larvae fold the leaves of their host plant to form a shelter from which they feed. Full-grown larvae move to the inflorescence, where pupation takes place within a cocoon. The larvae are white with green stripes.
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