very local and rare species in Belgium, thus far only known from two
provinces: Antwerpen and Limburg.
larva feeds on the leaves of Drosera rotundifolia.
It pupates under the leaf or on the herbs in the vicinity. The larvae
of the second generation hibernate.
adults fly in two generations a year: in June, and again in August.
They are mainly active in the evening and just after dark.
Diagnostic features for the genus Buckleria; forewing cleft from
middle, both lobes with an acute apex and some isolated dark scales
(but not in the shape of a scale-tooth) at the dorsum of the third lobe
on the hindwing.
Antwerpen, Olen, 26 July 2006.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)