Crabro intricatus (SMITH,1856); Crabro lepeleteri (SMITH, 1856); Crossocerus pusillus LEPELETIER & BRULLÉ,1835; Crabro spinipectus (SHUCKARD,1837); Crossocerus striatulus LEPELETIER & BRULLÉ,1835; Crossocerus striatus LEPELETIER,1845; Crossocerus varius misspelling
Formerly known as C. pusillus. A small black solitary wasp. Identification keys are given in Yeo & Corbet (1995), Lomholdt (1984) and Richards (1980).
A common species recorded throughout much of Britain. Overseas found throughout Europe, across Asia and into northern Japan.