Definition of Subfamily. Meaning of Subfamily. Synonyms of Subfamily

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Definition of Subfamily

Subfamily
Subfamily Sub*fam"i*ly, n. (Biol.) One of the subdivisions, of more importance than genus, into which certain families are divided.

Meaning of Subfamily from wikipedia

- In biological cl****ification, a subfamily (Latin: subfamilia, plural subfamiliae) is an auxiliary (intermediate) taxonomic rank, next below family but...
- Psittaculidae Subfamily Psittrichasinae: one species, Pesquet's parrot Subfamily Coracopsinae: one genus with several species Subfamily Platycercinae...
- traditionally placed in subfamily Polyborinae with the forest falcons, but are sometimes considered to constitute their own subfamily, Caracarinae, or cl****ified...
- in the latest Permian period. Phillipsiidae is sometimes defined as a subfamily, "Phillipsiinae," and usually placed within the family Proetidae. Jell...
- Ictinaetus Subfamily Circinaeharriers (c. 16 species) Genus Circus Subfamily Polyboroidinaeharrier hawks (2 species) Genus Polyboroides Subfamily Milvinae...
- represented by the two extinct subfamilies designated as Hesperocyoninae and Borophaginae, and the extant subfamily Caninae. This subfamily includes all living canids...
- In addition, three extinct subfamilies are known: Hypsodontinae (mid-Miocene), Oiocerinae (Turolian) and the subfamily Tethytraginae, which contains...
- Colubrinae) Subfamily Boodontinae (some of which now treated as subfamily Grayiinae of the new Colubridae, others moved to family Lamprophiidae as subfamilies Lamprophiinae...
- "jet action" when wet. The radiation of the Aizoaceae, specifically the subfamily Ruschioideae, was one of the most recent among the angiosperms, occurring...
- The Pooideae are the largest subfamily of the gr**** family Poaceae, with over 4,200 species in 14 tribes and roughly 200 genera. They include some major...
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