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A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a suborder and above a family or superfamily.
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The soldier flies belong to family Stratiomyidae of suborder Brachycera, infraorder Stratiomyomorpha and are the sister group of the Xylomyidae (Woodley et al., 2009).
In this study, we are interested in the embryonic development of shrimps belonging to the infraorder Caridea, a species-rich clade of decapods (De Grave et al., 2015).
The spider infraorder Mygalomorphae (Araneae): cladistics and systematics.
Taxa Names Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Insecta Order Diptera Suborder Nematocera Infraorder Culicomorpha Superfamily Culicoidea Family Culicidae Meigen, 1818 Sub-families Anophelinae, Culicinae Genera (112) Culex, Aedes, Anopheles, etc.
Order: Araneae Clerck 1757 Infraorder: Mygalomorphae Pocock 1892 Family: Theraphosidae Thorell 1869 Subfamily: Theraphosinae Thorell 1869
Species collected in the littoral zone of Marmara Island Depths (m) 0-1 40 50 60 Order DECAPODA Suborder DENDROBRANCHIATA Parapenaeus longirostris (Lucas, 1946) + + + Suborder PLEOCYEMATA Infraorder CARIDEA Aegaeon lacazei (Gourret, 1887) + Palaemon elegans Rathke, 1837 + Plesionika heterocarpus (A.
In summer, age-0 bluefish, median length 150 mm TL, ate age-0 Atlantic menhaden, species of the infraorder Brachyura, Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia), age-0 weakfish, and other fish species.
One of the best known and most intensely studied groups is the true crabs of the infraorder Brachyura [12].
Five elegantly abstracted sauropods, a long-necked infraorder of dinosaurs, formed the only grouping in this ceramic menagerie alike in both size and type--an organizational strategy that perversely made the group read as a variation from the norm of heterogeneity already established.
Phylogeny and phylogenetic classification of the antbirds, ovenbirds, woodcreepers, and allies (Aves: Passeriformes: infraorder Furnariides).
This dehydration protocol is being tested on specimens from the Caridean infraorder. While developing and testing this protocol, it was found that while the freshwater analog species was quite amenable to this procedure, the marine samples require additional processing.
Lobster (infraorder Astacidea) is perhaps the most intensively studied shellfish around the world due to its economic importance (Phillips 2006).