Original and used names: Exechia similis Lastovka & Matile, 1974:111.
Swedish sources: Exechia similis: Kjærandsen et al. 2007:67 [Boreal — •LU•].
World distribution: Palaearctic; in Europe known from Russia N (Karelia), Finland (Polevoi et al. 2006) and Sweden, and a doubtful record from Germany (Chandler 2005).
Remarks: Probably a common but largely overlooked species in boreal areas of the Nordic Region.