Osmia tunensis aucct. partim (nec FABRICIUS 1787); Apis haematopoda PANZER 1801; Osmia marginella LEPELETIER 1841
Locally common in many coastal and inland localities in southern England. Apparently exclusively coastal in Wales, north-west England, south-west Scotland and Ireland. In the Channel Islands, it has be en recorded from Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Jersey and Jethou (Richards, 1979); also Sark (Archer, 1996a). The species is widely distributed in central and southern Europe, its range extending from The Netherlands south to southern Iberia (including Mallorca), and east to Romania. Also recorded from North Africa.