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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

(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.
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However, subgeneric divisions appear instable and based on subtle and controversial morphological characters.
Subgeneric identification and biostratigraphic utility of late Pleistocene prairie dogs (Cynomys, Sciuridae) from the Great Plains.
Bread things with holes in middle are the basic structure; sugary or not sugary could be subgeneric again, while blueberry versus poppyseed is a more idiosyncratic variation at the level of type or variant.
Giuliano (2005) described the monotypic section Curitybenses with Baccharis curitybensis because this species shows several contradictory characters which make it problematic for placement within any described subgeneric taxon.
Systematics of the subgenus Oligocephalus (Teleostei: Percidae: Etheostoma) with complete subgeneric sampling of the genus Etheostoma.
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.
Drawing on, yet also contributing to "the culture of sensation" emergent, for Shelley Streeby, around 1850, The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta powerfully anticipates the dime novel, and more specifically what Bill Brown calls the "subgeneric institution" of the dime western.
Roewer (1955) placed the species in Varacosa Chamberlin & Ivie 1942 when he elevated this genus from its subgeneric status within Trochosa C.L.
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.