Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Deileptenia ribeata

Deileptenia ribeata (Clerck, 1759)

satin beauty

on trees


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants


Abies alba; Betula pendula; Carpinus betulus; Fagus sylvatica; Lonicera xylosteum; Malus; Picea abies; Pinus; Prunus padus, spinosa; Pseudotsuga menziesii; Quercus robur; Salix caprea; Taxus baccata; Tilia; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum.

In most regions a preference for conifers, in particular Picea abies.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Buchner (2015b), Ebert (ed., 2003a), Lepiforum (2021), Weigt (1983a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 15.xi.2021