Caterpillar damaging basil
moth BL 2.7 mm
specimens AM20080629.003 - .006
This is Pyrausta phoenicealis (Family Crambidae)
See http://bugguide.net/node/view/124959 and http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=5049 for matching images.
This moth was collected for the first time on Guam in 1936 (Swezey 1946). Specimens were reared from Elaphantopus and a weed of the mint family.
Swezey, O. H. 1946. Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Arctiidae, and Pyralidae of Guam. In Insects of Guam II. Bulletin 189. Bishop Museum.