The species is distributed across the Palearctic and Canada. It is characteristic of raised bogs, and is also found in pastures. It is an intermediate host of Moniezia tapeworms that are parasitic in mammals, including sheep, goat and cattle. Lagenobates lagenulus was first found in Norway in 2019, in a broadleaf forest, but very few individuals were found.
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