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Re: Meaning of Term, 5#



From: RaptorRKC@aol.com
 > To all:
 > 
 > What is a SUBGENUS?  I heard the term used in reference to _Giraffatitan_...

A taxonomic ranks immediately below genus. It has the same relationship
to "genus" that "suborder" has to "order".

It is very rarely used, and is probably rarely justified in fossils.
[I do not use it].

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