Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apilocrocis pimalis (Barnes & Benjamin, 1926)
Sylepta pimalis Barnes and Benjamin, 1926
Adult: forewing shiny, semitransparent, whitish in AM area and beyond PM line, pale gray median area, and dark brown basal area; pale yellowish strip along costa contains dark mark at PM line; blackish patch in median area near costa; hindwing color and pattern similar to forewing; top of thorax dark brown; abdomen brown with white band across each segment, and white patch at base.
The main flight period is June to August.
Barnes, W. & F. H. Benjamin 1926: Synonymic notes and new species of Lepidoptera. – Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, Washington 14 (1-3): 7.
Munroe, E. G. 1968 b: New species of Apilocrocis with a key to known species (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 100: 441.
pinned adult image
(Bruce Walsh, Moths of Southeastern Arizona)