Local, records from Brecks and North Norfolk coast.
C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "Oxyptilus distans, Z. Merton, Thetford, Brandon, Swaffham ; principally upon the' Breck-sand ' ; little known elsewhere in the United Kingdom"
Species originally recorded as Oxypilus laetus by Barret. Changed to O. Distans c1883 after correspondence with Prof. Zeller and by comparison with authentic specimens.
Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2020.