Description and notes
Identification keys are given in Morgan (1984). General biology is given in Morgan (1984) and Falk (1991).
This map is for Chrysis mediata agg.
Cornwall to Kent and north to Worcestershire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire.There is an old record from Cumbria and recent records from south-east Ireland.
Overseas, occurs in Europe (including Norway, Sweden, Finland,The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary) and the rest of the Palaearctic, excluding Japan.
Status (in Britain only)
This species is not regarded as being scarce or threatened, although the current number of recent records indicates its status may need to be reconsidered.
Found in the habitats of its host including sandy and clay banks, cliffs, mud and cob walls.
May to September.
Variety of open-structured flowers.
No specific information found.