Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Buckleria paludum

Buckleria paludum (Zeller, 1839)

sundew plume

on Drosera

Buckleria paludum: larva on Drosera rotundifolia

Drosera rotundifolia, UK, Norfolk, Dersingham, 13.vii.2017 © Rob Edmunds: larva


Larvae free on the leaves, among, or rather below, the glandular hairs. Pupa naked, spun on the host plant.

host plants

Droseraceae, monophagous

Drosera longifolia, rotundifolia.


Pictures on Lepiforum

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pop


Burmann (1986a), Faillie, Cama, Bigot ao (2009a), Gielis (1996a), Huemer & Wieser (2003a), Huisman & Koster (1995a, 1999a), Huisman, Koster, Muus & van Nieukerken (2013a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ellis (2007a), Lepiforum (2019), Nel (1996a), Sutter (1991a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 7.ii.2021