Taxon profile


leaf beetles
Chrysomelidae Latreille, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Chrysomeloidea

Scientific synonyms

incl. Sagridae

Temporal range:Tertiary > Paleogene > Oligocene > Rupelian – recent


Functions restricted to taxon Chrysomelidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

subfamily Cassidinae Gyllenhal, 1813 - Tortoise beetles
subfamily Chrysomelinae Latreille, 1802 - broad-shouldered leaf beetles
subfamily Criocerinae Latreille, 1804 - shining leaf beetles
subfamily Cryptocephalinae Gyllenhal, 1813 - cylindrical leaf beetles
subfamily Donaciinae Kirby, 1837 - long-horned leaf beetles
subfamily Eumolpinae Hope, 1840 - oval leaf beetles
subfamily Galerucinae Latreille, 1802 - skeletonizing leaf beetles
subfamily Hispinae Gyllenhal, 1813 - leaf-mining leaf beetles
subfamily Lamprosomatinae Lacordaire, 1848
Tertiary: Rupelian – recent
subfamily Sagrinae Leach, 1815 - Frog-legged beetles
Tertiary: Paleocene – recent
subfamily Synetinae LeConte & Horn, 1883

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [101545]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Chrysomelidae Latreille, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Chrysomelidae]
EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Chrysomelidae Latreille, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

Data source info

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea
Audisio, Prof. Paolo (ed.). 2006. Chrysomelidae. Fauna Europaea version 1.1,
[Data retrieved on: 26 July 2006]

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