Eupithecia pimpinellata,

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: 110

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Eupithecia pimpinellata
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Eupithecia pimpinellata  (Hübner, [1813])

Geometra pimpinellata Hübner  , [1813], Sammlung Europäischer Schmetterlinge 5 Geometrae (2), taf. 86, figs. 443, 444. Syntype (s) lost, [Europe].

Eupithecia altaicata Guenée  , [1858], in Boisduval & Guenée, Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptéres. 10 (2), 330. Syntypes 5 ♂, 2 ♀ ( BMNH; coll. O. Staudinger and K. Dietze in MNHU, examined), [ Russia]: Altai, Ustk(amenogorsk) (treated as var. of E. pimpinellata  in Staudinger & Rebel, 1901).

Eup[ithecia] vellicata  Dietze, 1908, Deutsche Entomologische Zeitung, Iris  (1908) 21 (2 / 3): 173; ibidem (1906), 19 (3), taf. 2, fig. 16. Syntypes 2 ♀ (coll. K. Dietze and R. Püngeler in MNHU, examined), [ China]: Urumtschi (treated as subsp. of E. pimpinellata Hübner  , [1813] in Mironov, 1990).

[ Eupithecia  ] pimpinellata  f. assimilis Dietze, 1913, Biologie der Eupithecien 2: 118; ibidem (1910), 1, taf. 76, figs 554–556; taf. 85, fig. 949. Syntypes 7 ♂, 2 ♀ (coll. K. Dietze in MNHU, examined), [ China]: [Xinjiang], Juldus [Yining] region; Ili region.

Also a widespread Palaearctic species. It was repeatedly described from areas of Russia and China bordering with Mongolia as E. altaicata Guenée  , E. vellicata Dietze  , and E. pimpinellata  f. assimilis Dietze. It was recorded for the fauna of Mongolia by Viidalepp (1975) and Vojnits (1975) almost simultaneously. Mongolia (aimags): Bulgan, Tuv.