subfamily Anserinae

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Related to subfamily Anserinae: greylag goose, geese, Anatidae, anserine
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Noun1.subfamily Anserinae - used in some classifications for the swanssubfamily Anserinae - used in some classifications for the swans
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Anatidae, family Anatidae - swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks
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The estimates of genetic distances among populations/species reported for shiver ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), subfamily Anserinae and in Bats, are very similar (range: 0.
Genetic variability of the subfamily Anserinae defined by RAPD analysis.