Altica

noun
Al·​ti·​ca | \ˈaltikə\

Definition of Altica 

: a genus of flea beetles usually of blue or green color

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First Known Use of Altica

1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Altica

New Latin, probably irregular from Greek haltikos good at leaping, from hallesthai to leap

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