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Eupithecia tabidaria Inoue 
Eupithecia tabidaria Inoue, 1955, Tinea, 2: 82.

Eupithecia tabidaria
(x 1.47)

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 (Ranunculaceae).

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