adjective see subspecies

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  • subspecific — subspecifically, adv. /sub speuh sif ik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a subspecies. 2. less than specific. [1865 70; SUB + SPECIFIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • subspecific — adjective pertaining to a subspecies. Usage as a formal term of nomenclature: only in zoology and bacteriology, not in botany. Informal usage is not restricted …   Wiktionary

  • subspecific — adj. of or pertaining to a subspecies; less than specific …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subspecific — sub·specific …   English syllables

  • subspecific — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Subspecific name — In zoology, a subspecific name is the third part of a trinomen. In zoology there is only one rank below that of species, namely subspecies . The name of a subspecies is a trinomen, a trinominal name, i.e. a name that consists of three names:… …   Wikipedia

  • subspecific name — noun The third word in the scientific name of a subspecies, following the name of the species. This applies only to formal names of animals. ::In the scientific name of the eastern lowland gorilla (Gorilla beringei graueri) the subspecific name… …   Wiktionary

  • subspecific name — the third term of the trinomen, a subspecies …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • subspecific epithet — noun The third word in the scientific name of a subspecies, following the name of the species, but only in names of bacteria, plants and fungi. It is not used in formal names of animals …   Wiktionary

  • Taxonomy of Banksia integrifolia — taxobox name = Banksia integrifolia image caption = Banksia integrifolia subsp. integrifolia status = secure regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus = Banksia… …   Wikipedia

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