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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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Sorokina and Cheng (2007) provided distributional notes, key to species and listed 21 species of the genus Paragus Latreille, along with the descriptions of three species under the subgenus Paragus Latreille and one species under the subgenus Pandasyopthalmus Stuckenberg, from China.
Systematics, variation, distribution, and biology of rockfishes of the subgenus Sebastomus (Pisces, Scorpaenidae, Sebastes).
The shell of other geographically related species of Guillarmodia but in the subgenus Proameria in many localities in the region (Thompson, 2011) is larger (18-20 mm) and elongated in comparison with G.
Notes.--Currently three species are recognized from this newly established subgenus. Male and egg are unknown.
(2001) noted that the passively pollinating Tetrapus appears to be the most ancient pollinator genus associated with the monoecious Neotropical subgenus Pharmacosycea; and that, both morphological and molecular data, support New World section Pharmacosycea as the earliest derivation among existing figs.
The distributions of Ganoderma in China mainly contain subgenus Ganoderma and subgenus Eflvingia, only three species belong to the subgenus Trachyderma (Jia et al., 2003).
tribuloides Wahlenb.) and Vulpinae (Carey) Christ, both from subgenus Vignea.
convergens agrees with the pattern described for the subgenus Mitripus.
ignitus could be most easily confused are other members of the subgenus Guerlinguetus--S.
(2009) suggested that sponge-associated mites of the subgenus Hexatax (formerly Unionicola) represent the least-derived taxon within the genus.