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.[1][2]

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Cylindera lemniscata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae
Tribe: Cicindelini
Genus: Cylindera
Westwood, 1831
at least 220 species
Cylindera unipunctata

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

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