Psyllototus

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Psyllototus
Temporal range: Late Eocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Galerucinae
Tribe: Alticini
Genus: Psyllototus
Nadein & Perkovsky, 2010
Species: P. progenitor
Binomial name
Psyllototus progenitor
Nadein & Perkovsky, 2010

Psyllototus is an extinct genus of flea beetles described from the late Eocene Rovno amber of Ukraine.[1] It was named by Konstantin Nadein and Evgeny Perkovsky in 2010, and the type species is Psyllototus progenitor.[1] A second species is named Psyllototus doeberli[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Konstantin Nadein, Evgeny Perkovsky (2010). "New Taxa of Chrysomelidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) from Rovno Amber, Late Eocene". Acta Geologica Sinica - English Edition. 84 (4): 772–782. doi:10.1111/j.1755-6724.2010.00259.x. 
  2. ^ Bukejs, Andris; Nadein, Konstantin. "A second species of Psyllototus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae:Alticini) from the Upper Eocene Baltic amber". Zootaxa. 3609 (5): 465–470. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3609.5.2.