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superorder

(so͞o′pər-ôr′dər)
n.
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a class or its subdivisions and above an order.
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Superorder Atelostomata Order Cassiduloida Family Echinolampadidae Genus Echinolampas GRAY, 1825 Echinolampas cfr.
variolaris is the only living species in the family Stomopneustidae, order Phymosomatoida, within the superorder Stirodonta along with arbacioid and salenioid echinoids (e.
Using the same pair of primers, we determined the mtDNA D-loop sequences of animal species from three of the four superorders in the infraclass Placentalia: Xenarthra (lesser anteater), Euarchontoglires (capuchin monkey, common marmoset and mouse) and Laurasiatheria (canids, cat, cattle, horse, raccoon, bats and tayra); the only superorder not represented here is the Afrotheria.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Chondrichthyes Subclass Elasmobranchii Superorder Batoideo OrderRajiformes Families Anacanthobatidae Plesiobatidae Dasyatidae Potamotrygonidae Gymnuridae Rajidae Hexatrygonidae Rhinobatidae Myliobatidae Urolophiidae Table 2: Antibiotics used in the treatment of uncomplicated infections and wound prophylaxis.
Additions to the checklist of rotifers of the Superorder Monogononta recorded from Neotropis.
Boletzky (1999) indicated that they should be subject to four orders, and the Superorder Decabrachia included 5 orders, Spirulida, Sepiida, Sepiolida, Idiosepiida, and Teuthida (see Fig.
Almost a third of the major groupings, or orders, of mammals actually can be lumped into a superorder called Afrotheria, says Wilfried W.
none of the species in the sample shares close relation to another species in the sample) and that cover the diversity within the superorder fairly broadly (i.
The nine-banded armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus belongs to the family Dasypodidae, Order Cingulata which, together with anteaters and sloths, comprises the Superorder Xenarthra (Gardner, 2005).
Although there is no evidence for the occurrence of a conical rotation in the medaka egg, embryos of some primitive fishes that undergo holoblastic cleavage (species in the Superorder Chondrostei within the Actinopterygii, for example the sturgeon, Acipenser guldenstadti) do form a gray crescent and thus perhaps do undergo a cortical rotation (reviewed by Bolker, 1993; see also Clavert, 1962; Ginsburg and Dettlaff, 1991).
The superorder Rosiflorae (Dahlgren, 1980) belongs to the Angiospermae and comprises twelve orders (Fagales, Cunoniales, Saxifragales, Rosales, Juglandales, Myricales, Balanopales, Casuarinales, Trochodendrales, Hamamelidales, Gunnerales and Buxales) and thirtyeight families formed by species with varied habits and a wide distribution in temperate regions.