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suborder

 [sub´or-der]
a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to an order and superior to a family.

sub·or·der

(sŭb-ōr'dĕr),
In biologic classification, a division between order and family.

suborder

/sub·or·der/ (sub´or-der) a taxonomic category between an order and a family.

suborder

(sŭb′ôr′dər)
n.
1. Biology A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below an order and above a family.
2. A subdivision of a category termed an order.

sub·or·der

(sŭb'ōr-dĕr)
In biologic classification, a division between order and family.

suborder

a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to an order and superior to a family.
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For these reasons, the cladistic analysis is limited to the Order, Suborder and Great Group tiers.
Numbers given for both the entire order and individually for each suborder Generalist Specialist Lotic Lentic Odonata 23/52 (44%) 56/84 (67%) 38/52 (73%) 41/84 (49%) Anisoptera 15/35 (43%) 42/58 (72%) 27/32 (84%) 30/61 (49%) Zygoptera 8/17 (47%) 14/26 (54%) 11/20 (55%) 11/23 (48%)
Across orders or suborders, N mass did not vary (F = 0.
2005), although focused on reconstructing relationships within Staphylinifor mia and between Staphyliniformia and Scarabaeiformia, sampled 18S sequences from 25 beetles, including representatives of ali four suborders.
Both maps indicate Vertosol Suborders as the dominant soil classes on the lower Namoi floodplains between Narrabri and Walgett, and on the alluvial plains north-west and south-east of Gunnedah.
The soils of most of the areas capable of supporting wetlands in these arid eco-regions correspond to Entisols of suborder Fluvent.
What are the most important factors used to designate the dominant suborders for each soil order?
Therefore, the numbers of profiles described in the risk map survey represent a significant increase in examples of Sulfidic Great Groups for all the littoral Hydrosol Suborders.
Following an overview of the order, Russian biologists present detailed descriptions of baleen suborders including gray whales, humpbacks, and right whales.
This first of three volumes on beetles covers the suborders Arcostemata, Myxophaga, and Adephage; the series Staphyliniformia, Scarabaeiformia, and Elateriformia (excluding Elateroidea) of Polyphaga; and some introductory chapters on the early evolution of beetles, morphology, and recent advances in molecular systematics.
He describes the characterization of the Tylenchida, including the suborders and their families and superfamilies, morphometric behavior and functional morphology, including body diameter and pharynx relationships, the position of the median bulb and vulva, stylet growth, and tail length, the body wall including the body cuticle and excretory-secretory system, the nervous system, the head, the digestive system, and the genital systems of both male and female.