Of the eight sub-families into which the Nymphalidae are divided four, viz.
Finally, we have the largest of all the sub-families of this family, viz.
It is not a long step to the sub-families Diplocardiinae and Trigastrinae.
In the first of these sub-families the tail is smooth, or unarmed, and in the second it is spinous.
The Lemurid are divided into four sub-families by Professor Mivart.
The first of the sub-families includes the monkeys with prehensile tails.
Sir Victor Brooke divides the family of the Bovid into thirteen sub-families.
The family of Ardeid is, therefore, divided into five sub-families, the three last of which each comprises a single genus.
The Macropodidae are clearly divisible into three sub-families, which are distinguished by marked anatomical characters.
There are more than eighty species in the family of the Cebid, divided into ten genera and grouped in four sub-families.