subkingdom


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Related to subkingdom: subkingdom Metazoa, subkingdom Parazoa

sub·king·dom

 (sŭb′kĭng′dəm)
n.
A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom.

subkingdom

(sʌbˈkɪŋdəm)
n
(Biology) biology a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a kingdom

sub•king•dom

(sʌbˈkɪŋ dəm, ˈsʌbˌkɪŋ-)

n. Biol.
a category of related phyla within a kingdom.
[1815–25]

sub·king·dom

(sŭb′kĭng′dəm)
A subdivision of a kingdom of organisms. A subkingdom contains one or more phyla.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subkingdom - (biology) a taxonomic group comprising a major division of a kingdom
Parazoa, subkingdom Parazoa - multicellular organisms having less-specialized cells than in the Metazoa; comprises the single phylum Porifera
Metazoa, subkingdom Metazoa - multicellular animals having cells differentiated into tissues and organs and usually a digestive cavity and nervous system
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
Translations
sous-règne
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He notes that New Spain was a subkingdom of Castile like Granada and unlike Naples which was only a principality, and Mexico City enjoyed considerable flexibility in directing its polity even if its diverged considerably from that of the mother crown.
Taxonomically, Caryospora species, belong to Eukaryota domain, Corticata superkingdom, Chromista kingdom, Harosa subkingdom, Halvaria infrakingdom, Alveolata superphylum, the Miozoa phylum, Myzozoa subphylum, Avicomplexa infraphylum, the Sporozoa superclass, Coccidiomorphea class, Coccidia subclass, the Eimeriida order, and the Eimeriidae family and consists of cyst-forming protozoan parasites found in the intestine of various species of reptiles and birds.
According to "Plants Database", from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA, 2012), the taxonomic classification of Physalis is: Kingdom Plantae; Subkingdom, Tracheobionta; Superdivision, Spermatophyta; Division, Magnoliophyta; Class, Magnoliopsida; Subclass, Asteridae; Order, Solanales; Family, Solanaceae; Genus, Physalis L.
Kingdom Plantae Subkingdom Viridaeplantae Infrakingdom Streptophyta Division Tracheophyta Subdivision Spermatophytina Infradivision Angiospermae Class Magnoliopsida Superorder Asteranae Order Asterales Family Asteraceae Genus Eclipta L.
Kingdom Plantae Subkingdom Tracheobionta Superdivision Spermatophyta Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Subclass Hamamelididae Order Urticales Family Moraceae Genus Morus L.
This is done according to the theme of the sensation, one corresponding to each subkingdom or family.
Classification Name Kingdom Eukaryota Subkingdom Embryophyta Division Spermatophyta Subdivision Angiospermae Class Dicotyledoneae Subclass Rosidae Superorder Aralianae Order Araliales (Umbelliflorae) Family Apiaceae or Umbelliferae Subfamily Hydrocotyle Genus Centella Species Centella asiatica Table 2: Ethnomedicinal uses of Centella asiatica (L.