Odynerus simillimus has been recorded from marshy areas in East Anglia, but until its rediscovery in 1986 (Archer, 1989) it was considered to be extinct in Britain.
Status (in Britain only)
Listed as Extinct (RDB1+) in Shirt (1987), but Falk (1991) provisionally placed it in the Endangered (pRDB1) category.
Coastal grazing marsh and the fens of East Anglia.
The adults of O. simillimus have been seen during June and July.
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