Apis centuncularis acuminata CHRIST 1791; Coelioxys acuminata NYLANDER 1852; Coelioxys divergens FÖRSTER 1853; Coelioxys microdonta FÖRSTER 1853
There are currently no published keys to Coelioxys. George Else has a key in preparation. A photographic guide to the genus is available for download from the BWARS website. This species can be confused with C. elongata Lepeletier. It has a black gaster with pale bands and, in the female, elongated sixth tergite and fifth sternite.
Largely a southern species, appearing to favour the south-east of England but also the south coast of Wales. There are sporadic records from the south-west northwards to Cumberland and Yorkshire. There are no recent records for central England, central and north Wales or Scotland, but it is known from Ireland and the Channel Islands.
Occurring in central Europe, Italy, Lithuania and Finland.