Cybele has rounded or trapezoidal cephalon, steeply bent down laterally, with highly elevated frontal margin. Glabella is rather flat, narrow, subrectangular or oval in outline. Thorax has 12 segments, pleural furrows well marked. Pydigial rhachis is long and bears 15 to 18 axial rings. 3 species are found in St.Petersburg region, two of them - Cybele bellatula and Cybele panderi - are well studied.