Subgenus definition

sŭbjēnəs
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a genus and above a species.
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Any main natural subdivision of a genus of plants or animals.
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A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a genus and above a species.
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(taxonomy) A subdivision of a genus.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
subgenus
Plural:
subgenera

Origin of subgenus

  • sub- +"Ž genus

    From Wiktionary