Widespread but local.Widespread but local, reaching the Artic circle in Scandinavia.
Rather dry places. Most typically on or at the base of ivy-covered stone walls, usually shaded by trees but also recorded from rocks, ground litter in open woodland, hedge banks, natural cliffs and occasionally in fixed sand dunes.
Typically 2.0 x 1.1 mm. 6 - 9 very prominent apertural teeth almost filling the aperture; sculpture smooth with irregular growth lines.