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n. - (biology) taxonomic group between a genus and a species.

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  • Terms such as "subgenus" are quietly being phased out or at least reduced in prominence.
  • Baker, 1929 as a subgenus of Helicodiscus; type: Helicodiscus inermis H.
  • Unfortunately, he did something that vertebrate paleontology usually avoids, he created a subgenus.
  • Koa belongs to the thorn-less, phyllodinous group of the Acacia subgenus Heterophyllum (Whitesell 1990). for more
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