DISTRIBUTION—Known only in the Western United States, and previously reported from Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon and Utah. Also reported from Argentina, Australia, Baja Mexico, Chile, Iran, Mexico, Spain, Nepal, and Uruguay.
MATERIAL EXAMINED—CALIFORNIA, Alameda Co.: Berkeley, Fall 1899, R.E. Gibbs (UCB506655)(UC); Berkeley, hillside above the California School of Deaf, 6 March 1917, N.L. Snardner (UCB506653)(UC); Berkeley, Strawberry Canyon, 27 May 1928, E.E. Morse (UCB506649)(UC); Hayward, terrestrial, Spring 1941, (UCB506650)(UC); Berkeley, gregarious on bare spots in deep grass of a hillside, 21 April 1941, T.T. SmCabe (UCBM62556)(UC); Berkeley, Westerly spurs of hills above the California School of Deaf, gregarious in a 30-foot fairy ring, 9 June 1941, coll. unknown (UCBM62398)(UC). Calaveras Co.: Valley Springs, crest of Campo Seco Road, light shade on grassy South facing slope, 12 May 1986, T. Tang (UCB15713017)(UC). Marin Co.: Tiburon, hillside, 15 April 1924, E.E. Morse (UCB506651)(UC); Muir Woods, Dipsea Trail, West of Monument, top of the ridge, terrestrial, gregarious, October1962, Brown (Brown641); Bolinas, in grass of an open field, 27 October 1980, C. Calhoun (Calhoun 208); Pt. Reyes National Seashore, open grassy area, 24 April 2007, R. Pastorino (SSJ 391). Monterey Co.: Monterey, growing in an orchard, 27 May 1933, L. Bonar (UCB506652)(UC). Napa Co: St. Helena, Biel Family Ranch, in a vineyard, in between vine rows in disturbed soil, 20 October 2011, B.A. Cothran (SSJ 411). San Diego Co.: San Clemente Canyon, Highway 52 and Highway 5 Junction, 7 October 2008, S. Andrasko (SSJ 250). Santa Clara Co.: Palo Alto, near Boble Hall, in leaves and grass, 21 November 1926, E.E. Morse (UCB5106654)(UC). Santa Cruz Co.: Wilder Ranch, common in rings in open meadow, October 1986, Heldt (Heldt 230). San Mateo Co.: San Francisco Watershed, solitary in open grassy area, 13 November 1975, H.D. Thiers (HDT 35404). Sonoma Co.: Skaggs Springs Road, ten miles west of Lake Sonoma, open pasture in disrupted soil among Quercus lobata (valley Oak), 21 November 2008, S.S. Jarvis (SSJ 262); Knights Valley, Foote Ranch, Highway 128, East facing grassy slope, 5 December 2008, S.S. Jarvis (SSJ 275); Knights Valley, Foote Ranch, solitary under Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir), 16 October 2011, S.S. Jarvis (SSJ 410); Knights Valley, Foote Ranch, upper grassy slopes in an arched ring, terrestrial, 20 October 2011, S.S. Jarvis (SSJ 413).