A new species of the genus Crepidodera Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Baltic amber

Zootaxa. 2014 Jun 13;(3815):286-90. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3815.2.8.


A new flea-beetle species, Crepidodera svetlanae sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) is described and illustrated from the Baltic amber. The new species is compared with the fossil and recent species of the genus. A key to species of flea beetles known from fossil resin is provided.

MeSH terms

  • Amber / chemistry*
  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animals
  • Coleoptera / anatomy & histology
  • Coleoptera / classification*
  • Fossils
  • Male


  • Amber