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Genus Cylindera - Rounded-thorax Tiger Beetles

Cicindela lemniscata rebaptisata Vaurie - Cylindera lemniscata 9015913 Cicindela - Cylindera terricola ZE.26477_Cylindera_terricola_imperfecta - Cylindera terricola - female Breeding Pair - Cylindera lemniscata - male - female Parvindela terricola terricola - Cylindera terricola Tiger Beetle - Cylindera viridisticta Cylindera cursitans Cylindera terricola - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Cicindelinae (Tiger Beetles)
Tribe Cicindelini (Flashy Tiger Beetles)
Genus Cylindera (Rounded-thorax Tiger Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly a subgenus of Cicindela, elevated to genus rank by Erwin and Pearson (2008)(1)
Numbers
8 spp. north of Mexico, ca. 100 spp. worldwide(2)
Range
most of the US, with 1 sp. (C. terricola) ranging into Canada (MB, SK); globally, occur in Eurasia to so. Africa and no. Australia, and in the Americas from so. Canada to Argentina(2)
Life Cycle
in our area, adults are only active during summer(2)
Works Cited
1.A treatise on the Western Hemisphere Caraboidea (Coleoptera): Their classification, distributions, and ways of life. Vol. II
Erwin T.L., Pearson D.L. 2008. Pensoft Series Faunistica 84. Pensoft Publishers, Sofia. 400 pp.
2.A Field Guide To The Tiger Beetles Of The United States And Canada
David Pearson, C. Barry Knisley, Charles J. Kazilek, David L. Pearson, Barry C. Knisley. 2005. Oxford University Press.