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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Herpetogrammatini > Herpetogramma

Herpetogramma basalis (Walker, [1866])

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Himachal Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Herpetogramma basalis (Walker, [1866]). Sri Lanka; India.
Herpetogramma coptobasalis (Hampson, 1899). Bhutan.
Herpetogramma cynaralis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka.
Herpetogramma latifuscalis (Hampson, 1899). Bhutan.
Herpetogramma mellealis (Swinhoe, 1890). Myanmar.
Herpetogramma nigricornalis (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Assam, Meghalaya.
Herpetogramma subalbescens (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Meghalaya.
Herpetogramma stultalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka.
  1. OD: Botys basalis Walker, 1866. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 34, pg. 1404. TL: Sri Lanka.Text at
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 405, #5161 as Pachyzancla aegrotalis.
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Anonymous. 2022. Herpetogramma basalis (Walker, [1866]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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