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infraorder

(ĭn′frə-ôr′dər)
n.
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a suborder and above a family or superfamily.
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Infraorder Brachyura consists of crabs with diverse shapes and forms, each adapted to different habitats and lifestyles.
The superfamily Pyrrhocoroidea, infraorder Pentatomomorpha, includes two families: Largidae and Pyrrhocoridae.
Casasola Gonzalez (2006) studied the phylogenetic relationships of the genera in the psocopteran infraorder Epipsocetae, that includes the families Dolabellopsocidae, Ptiloneuridae, Spurostigmatidae, Cladiopsocidae and Epipsocidae; in the strict consensus tree of 104 most parsimonious trees (Fig.
The Thalassemydidae belong to an extinct basal group of the infraorder Eucryptodira which also includes the families Plesiochelyidae, Hylaeochelyidae, and Xinjiangchelidae.
For pecoran (higher ruminant) species, 17 novel relationships were identified and another 16 previously proposed nodes within the infraorder were confirmed (Decker et al.
CALL it monkey business if you must, but there's no getting away from the fact that the amusing infraorder simiiformes - apes to you and me - have been the advertising man's playthings for generations.
Freshwater planarians belong to the infraorder Paludicola (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida), which is divided into three families: Dugesiidae, Planariidae and Dendrocoelidae.
Griffiths (1994) established a new infraorder, Vermileonomorpha, for the family as no certain relationships with other Brachycera had been demonstrated.
Dyer and Chernoff (1996) considered Iso and Notocheirus to be more derived than Atherinopsidae, and a sister group to the so-called infraorder Atherines (comprising four families Melanotaeniidae, Atherionidae, Phallostethidae and Atherinidae).
94 Order Decapoda - infraorder Anomura -- Phylum Annelida: * Class Polychaeta 0.
the level of CG versus AT richness) but variable to other regions (isochores), have been analyzed in various mammals, yielding a specific pattern in myomorphic rodents not found among the Infraorder Sciuromorpha (Suborder Sciurognathi) or the Infraorder Hystricomorpha (Suborder Hystricognathi, Sabeur et al.