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subgenus

 [sub-je´nus]
a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to a genus and superior to a species.

sub·ge·nus

(sŭb-jē'nŭs),
In biologic classification, a division between genus and species.

subgenus

/sub·ge·nus/ (sub´je-nus) a taxonomic category between a genus and a species.

subgenus

(sŭb′jē′nəs)
n. pl. sub·genera (-jĕn′ər-ə)
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a genus and above a species.

sub·ge·nus

(sŭb'jē-nŭs)
In biologic classification, a division between genus and species.

subgenus

a taxonomic category sometimes established where the number of specimens is large, but not generally used; subordinate to a genus and superior to a species.
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Revised list of abbreviation for genera and subgenera of Culicidae (Diptera) and the notes on generic and subgeneric changes.
The use of a more distinct term for her subgeneric remit might well have added ballast to the argument here.
Roewer (1955) placed the species in Varacosa Chamberlin & Ivie 1942 when he elevated this genus from its subgeneric status within Trochosa C.
New subgeneric groups in Echeveria and Pachyphytum.
The papers here reflect current interest in Aspergillus, including research that is mapping nine of its species, with topics including a review of molecular phylogenetics, phylogeny and subgeneric taxonomy, the role of ochratoxin A in profiling and specialization, genomics and DHN-malanin conidial pigmentation, extracellular enzymes and utilization of plant matter, the presence of sexual genes, mycoviruses, Aspergillus in grapes and coffee, its genetic diversity, its DNA sequence, azole resistance, and its role in human keraomycosis.
The subgeneric name for the round goby (plus sister species) thus is elevated to generic status, making the new name of the round goby Apollonia melanostoma.
1998) also failed to support these subdivisions at the subgeneric level.
These features suggest the need of a deeper investigation in order to determine how much these species are really related, with potential implication in the re-evaluation of their future generic and subgeneric circumscription.
Quite apart from the applicability of other subgeneric designations, Kollege Crampton may be considered a formulaic Kunstlerdrama, given its central preoccupation with the issue of artistic ability, artistic temperament, and the artist's view of his craft.
Two other generic or subgeneric names have been applied to these species (Tricropterus Rafinesque, 1810 and Carangus Girard, 1858), but both are junior synonyms of Caranx because the type species of these nominal taxa is also Scomber carangus Bloch.
However, it possesses several morphological peculiarities (discussed below) that are indicative of possible separate subgeneric status.
That the 1850s long poem bore early witness to the fissuring of the Victorian public interest into interest-groups, which engendered a subgeneric proliferation of specialty epics all claiming a corner on totality, yet all marching to the heartbeat of different drummers--epics for children, epics on Polish or Russian or Australian topics--are likewise matters that I must ask the reader to take on faith.