Original and used names: Ectrepesthoneura ovata Ostroverkhova, 1977:25. = Ectrepesthoneura bucera Plassmann, 1980c:3 syn. n.
Swedish sources: Ectrepesthoneura bucera: Hackman et al. 1988:256 [Sweden]; Kurina et al. 2005:477 [VG]; Ectrepesthoneura ovata: Kjærandsen et al. 2007:47 [Boreal–boreonemoral — •VG•LU•].
World distribution: Palaearctic; recorded from Russia N (Karelia), Finland, Sweden, Norway and Germany. Possibly boreal–mountainous.
Remarks: E. ovata has been confirmed as a senior synonym for E. bucera by Y. Maximova (pers. com.) who has studied the holotype of E. ovata.