subphylum


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sub·phy·lum

 (sŭb′fī′ləm)
n. pl. sub·phy·la (-lə)
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a phylum and above a class.

subphylum

(sʌbˈfaɪləm)
n, pl -la (-lə)
(Biology) biology a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a phylum
subˈphylar adj

sub•phy•lum

(sʌbˈfaɪ ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə). Biol.
a category of related classes within a phylum.
[1930–35]
sub•phy′lar, adj.

sub·phy·lum

(sŭb′fī′ləm)
Plural subphyla
A subdivision of a phylum of organisms. A subphylum contains one or more classes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subphylum - (biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and a class
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Crustaceans are one of the most diverse groups of invertebrate animals; the subphylum includes up to 17,635 species (De Grave et al.
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.
Furthermore, the overall scheme of the mGH gene structure fits perfectly into the overall GH gene structure in the subphylum Vertebrata, demonstrating a relatively high level of conservatism (Kawauchi et al.
When papers classified prey items to their nearest taxonomic groupings (including class, order, family, genus, species, subphylum or group within a subphylum such as 'shrimp'), this grouping was retained as it was presented in the literature.
Jellyfish species (of the cnidarian subphylum Medusozoa) typically possess a benthic, sessile stage (polyp) that reproduces asexually by budding new polyps or medusae, the latter of which represent the sexually reproductive stage of the textbook medusozoan life cycle.
More than 45,000 species are known in the subphylum crustacean, including the well-known and delicious lobster, crab, and shrimp, as well as the lesser known smaller species that form a significant part of the fresh water and marine food chains and the parasitic species.
Globally distributed, jumping spiders (Salticidae) make up the most generarich and species-rich family of the order Araneae, and even one of the most diverse groups of the subphylum Chelicerata, with 618 genera and more than 5900 of the Earth's > 46000 known species of spiders (Proszynski 2016, World Spider Catalog 2016).
Sin embargo investigaciones actuales, basadas en el estudio filogenetico del SSU-rADN (gen que codifica para el ARN de la subunidad pequena del ribosoma), han ubicado a este microorganismo dentro del reino Chromista, subreino Chromobiota, infrarreino Heterokonta o Stramenopiles, subphylum Opalinata, clase Blastocystea y genero Blastocystis (5, 6).
Mucormycetes are ubiquitous filamentous fungi in nature, belonging to the subphylum Mucormycotina (1-3), and are increasingly becoming recognized as opportunistic pathogens in immuncompromised and immunosuppresed patients (4,5).
Los acaros pertenecen al Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Chelicerata, clase Arachnida, subclase Acari.
However, one of the interesting things is that we have never heard that any animals of Subphylum Vertebrata once suffered from Chiari malformation and there is indeed no literature reporting that.