Cylindera

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Cylindera
Cylindera germanica.jpg
Cylindera germanica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Adephaga
Family: Carabidae
Subfamily: Cicindelinae
Tribe: Cicindelini
Genus: Cylindera
Westwood, 1831

Cylindera is a genus of ground beetles native to the Palearctic, the Near East and northern Africa. It was a result of the breakup of the Cicindela genus, and the status of Cylindera as a genus or a subgenus of the genus Cicindela is in dispute. It contains the following species:[1] [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cylindera Westwood, 1831". Carabidae of the World. 2011. Retrieved 28 Jun 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cylindera". Fauna Europaea.