Sphecodes hispanicus WESMAEL 1836; Sphecodes rufipes SMITH 1853; Sphecodes gibbus var. Tunetanus GRIBODO 1894; Sphecodes atrohirtus PÉREZ 1903
This species has also been known as S. ruficrus (Erichson) and S. rufiventris (Panzer), but both were misidentifications.
Essentially, a southern species, found from Devon to Kent and north to West Suffolk. Also known from South Wales. Abroad, found throughout much of central and southern Europe, and western Asia.