Found throughout England and Wales, with a few isolated records from Scotland. In Ireland it is apparently restricted to the east and south coasts. The species is present on the Isles of Scilly, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, being recorded from Jersey, Guernsey, Herm, Sark and Alderney. A common species over much of Europe. Also occurring in North Africa, and through southern Siberia and Kashmir to Mongolia and Kamchatka (Lomholdt, 1975-76).