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Apparently it is more closely related to the subfamily Perognathinae.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
The grouse is a northern bird, extending into far colder regions than any other subfamily of the gallinaceous group.
GAME BIRDS AND GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COASTHARRY THOM PAYNE
The third genus of the subfamily (Stephanella) is only known from Japan.
FRESHWATER SPONGES, HYDROIDS & POLYZOANELSON ANNANDALE
Chickadees (subfamily Parinæ) have a short, stout bill, the nostrils covered with bristles; the tail is rather long and rounded.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Toes usually four, three front ones webbed; upper mandible curved and hooked; tail usually square (Gulls, subfamily Larinæ).
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
This family numbers about three hundred species, of which about one-half are true Thrushes (Subfamily Turdinæ).
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Yet this region does not need to go begging for jays, only they belong to different groups of the Garrulinæ subfamily.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
The foregoing genera constitute the subfamily Equinae, or the Equidae as restricted by the older writers.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 7VARIOUS
Subfamily, sub′fam-i-li, n. a primary division of a family, of one or more genera.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
The subfamily Rhabdodermatinae includes at present Rhabdoderma and Synaptotylus.
A NEW GENUS OF PENNSYLVANIA FISH (CROSSOPERYGII, COELACANTHIFORMES) FROM KANSASJOAN ECHOLS
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBFAMILY

  • brands
  • breeds
  • categories
  • classes
  • compartments
  • departments
  • divisions
  • genres
  • groups
  • kinds
  • makes
  • models
  • sections
  • sorts
  • styles
  • subdivisions
  • subfamilies
  • varieties
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