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subgenus

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

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

(sŭb'jē-nŭs)
In biologic classification, a division between genus and species.
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Vidrine (1996) subsequently identified 20 groupings of Unionicola subgenera based on sets of shared morphological and life-history characters.
[32] reported similar GC contents in the Passiflora subgenus and stated that the GC content of Passiflora was higher than the GC content (53%) encountered in other subgenera (i.e., Decaloba, Adopogyne, Murucuja, Pseudomurucuja, and Deidamioides).
Current results obtained from the mixed analysis generally suggested groups and partially confirmed the subgenera and sectional classification of Vicia by Kupicha (1976), Hanelt and Mettin (1989) and Leht (2009).
The study of subgenera indicates a proliferation of names in the periods 1920-1929 and 1980-1989 as for the genera (Figure 8).
two subgenera and seven sections) and most species and subspecies of the genus in the Iberian flora.
Andersen and Weir (2003) performed a cladistic analysis of the Australasian genera of Microveliinae and separated Microvelia into a series of subgenera and presumably monophyletic species groups.
Data to date indicate that only the crane fly genus Tipula is infected by parasitic Nephrocerus although two subgenera are known to be suitable.
The genus Neoregelia contains 112 species (Luther, 2008), comprising four subgenera (s.
is comprised of five subgenera: Baccharis, Molina (Pers.) Heering, Pteronioides Heering, Stephananthus (Lehm.) Heering, and Tarchonantoides Heering (Heering, 1904).
Six species are included in two genera, 'Eudorcas' and 'Nanger', which were formerly considered subgenera.