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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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New data is reported for the distribution of 18 species, of which two belong to the infraorder Nepomorpha: Corixidae: Heterocorixa and Notonectidae: Martarega', 16 belong to Gerromorpha: of which 12 belong to the family Gerridae: Metrobates, Tachygerris, Limnogonus (two species), Brachymetra, Neogerris, Potamobates, Trepobates (three species), Telmatometra, Rheumatobates', three belong to the family Veliidae: Rhagovelia, Microvelia (two species), and one to Mesoveliidae: Mesovelia.
According to these authors, the Pleidae derive from the Nepomorpha as a new heteropteran infraorder; the Plemorpha and the monophyletic infraorder Nepomorpha consist of five superfamilies with the following relationships: (Corixoidea + ((Naucoroidea + Notonectoidea) (Ochteroidea + Nepoidea)).
Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Infraorder Adapiformes ([dagger]) Hoffstetter, 1977 Superfamily Adapoidea ([dagger]) Trouessart, 1879 Infraorder Lemuriformes Gregory, 1915 Superfamily Lemuroidea Gray, 1821 Superfamily Cheirogaleoidea Gray, 1872 Superfamily Indrioidea Burnett, 1828 Superfamily Daubentonioidea Gray, 1863 Infraorder Lorisiformes Gregory, 1915 Superfamily Lorisoidea Gray, 1821 Suborder Haplorrhini Pocock, 1918 Infraorder Tarsiiformes Gregory, 1915 Superfamily Omomyoidea ([dagger]) Trouessart, 1879 Superfamily Tarsioidea Gray, 1825 Infraorder Simiiformes Hoffstetter, 1974 (=Anthropoidea Mivart, 1864) Parvorder Platyrrhini E.
Evolutionarily, both NWM and OWM sit within the simiiformes infraorder of the suborder Haplorhini of primates [2].
The Gekkota are an infraorder of reptiles, comprising all geckos and the limbless Pygopodidae.
Scorpions from the Visean of East Kirkton, West Lothian, Scotland, with a revision of the infraorder Mesoscorpionina.
They cover the infraorder Astacidea Latreille, 1802 p.p.: the marine clawed lobsters; infraorders Axiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 and Gebiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 (formerly collectively known as Thalassinidea); and the infraorder Anomur MacLeay, 1838.
For pecoran (higher ruminant) species, 17 novel relationships were identified and another 16 previously proposed nodes within the infraorder were confirmed (Decker et al., 2009).
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.