Andrena fulvicrus (Kirby, 1802); Andrena contigua (Kirby, 1802); Andrena extricata Smith, 1849.
Widely distributed throughout southern England and the south coast of Wales. Most of the Welsh records are recent; Hallett apparently did not find it in places where it is now common (M Pavett, pers. comm.). Also recorded by Beavis (2000) on St Mary’s and Tresco (Isles of Scilly). Channel Islands.
Widespread and common in central and southern Europe, central Asia eastwards to India. North Africa.