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suborder

 [sub´or-der]
a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to an order and superior to a family.

sub·or·der

(sŭb-ōr'dĕr),
In biologic classification, a division between order and family.

suborder

/sub·or·der/ (sub´or-der) a taxonomic category between an order and a family.

suborder

(sŭb′ôr′dər)
n.
1. Biology A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below an order and above a family.
2. A subdivision of a category termed an order.

sub·or·der

(sŭb'ōr-dĕr)
In biologic classification, a division between order and family.

suborder

a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to an order and superior to a family.
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However, when assessing suborders, specialist Anisoptera were significantly more likely to be uncommon/rare than generalist Anisoptera ([chi square] = 8.
The first study focused on reconstructing relationships in beetles using molecular data (Howland and Hewitt, 1995) sampled a 400 bp piece of cytochrome oxidase I from 37 beetle species in 15 families, with representatives from two of the four beetle suborders (Table l).
Moreover, as the Australian Soil Classification is a hierarchical classification scheme, misclassifications at Suborder level within the same Order can be seen as of less importance than misclassifications to different Orders.
Most descriptions of courtship in harvestmen of the suborder Laniatores lack detailed information, such as which parts of the female body are touched by the male.
The first class was defined using the following soil suborders as indicators of wetland presence, since they are related to hydromorphic processes: Alfisols of Suborders Aqualfs, Entisols Aquents and Fluvents, Inceptisols Aquepts, Mollisols Aquic and Aquolls and Histosols Saprists and polygons corresponding to Mollisols of Suborders Udolls and Ustolls corresponding to subgroup Aquic (Table 2).
These results suggest that the Suborders Hystricognathi and Sciurognathi are polyphyletic, derived from separate ancestral groups though sharing similar features through convergent or parallel evolution.
I compared N masses among trophic levels across orders or suborders with analysis of variance.
The brown suborder is completely dominant in Tasmania (Table 3) in contrast to the frequency of records (31%) in the Australian Classification database (Isbell et al 1997).
Taxon Compounds Suborder Cyphophthalmi Ketones, naphthoquinones Suborder Eupnoi Family Phalangiidae naphthoquinones Family Sclerosomatidae ketones, alcohols Suborder Dyspnoi unknown Suborder Laniatores Infraorder Insidiatores Amines, bornyl esters, terpenes, alkaloids Phenols, methylquinones Infraorder Grassatores Benzoquinones, phenols Table 2.
The ASC has as its highest level the Soil Order followed by Suborder, Great Group, Subgroup, and Family.
Dermatophilaceae) of the suborder Micrococcineae (5).