Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth, 1809)

Mironov, Vladimir & Galsworthy, Anthony, 2014, A survey of Eupithecia Curtis, 1825 (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Larentiinae) in Mongolia with descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa 3774 (2), pp. 101-130: 118

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Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth, 1809)
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Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth, 1809) 

Phalaena vulgata Haworth, 1809  , Lepidoptera Britannica  (2): 359. Syntype (s) ( BMNH), [ United Kingdom].

Eupithecia lepsaria Staudinger, 1882  , Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 43 (1–3): 74. Syntypes 2 ♂ (coll. O. Staudinger in MNHU, examined), [ Kazakhstan]: Lepsa (treated as subsp. of E. vulgata  in Mironov, 1989 a).

This species, usually very variable and common in Europe, is very rare in the east of its distribution area including Mongolia. It is distributed to the Russian Far East (Priamurje) in the east, but was recorded also for Korea by Vojnits & de Laever (1978). Mongolia: Zavkhan aimag.