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Longitarsus in Reitter Fauna Germanica. Die Käfer des Deutschen Reiches
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Tribe: Alticini
Genus: Longitarsus
Latreille, 1829

Longitarsus is a genus of beetles in the family Chrysomelidae. It is the most speciose genus of flea beetles, comprising over 700 species, and has a cosmopolitan distribution.[1]



  1. ^ K. D. Prathapan & C. A. Viraktamath (2011). "A new species of Longitarsus Latreille, 1829 (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae) pupating inside stem aerenchyma of the hydrophyte host from the Oriental Region". ZooKeys. 87: 1–10. doi:10.3897/zookeys.87.1294.