Eupithecia tabidaria Inoue,
1955, Tinea, 2: 82.
Diagnosis. This is a smaller, more uniformly dark grey species than the preceding
two, and is best identified from the male abdomen where the octavals, though
close to each other, are separate rather than fused, and the saccus is
distinctly excavate, a feature diagnostic for the species more generally.
Geographical range. Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Borneo.
Habitat preference. Only three specimens have been taken, all during the
Mulu survey. One was taken in upper montane forest at 1780m on G. Mulu and the
others were taken at 1200m in montane scrub on the pinnacle karst area of the
limestone G. Api.
Biology. In Japan (Inoue et al., 1982) the species has been reared from Clematis
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