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In biological classification , a SUBFAMILY ( Latin
Latin
: subfamilia, plural subfamiliae) is an auxiliary (intermediate) taxonomic rank , next below family but more inclusive than genus . Standard nomenclature rules end subfamily botanical names with "-oideae", and zoological names with "-inae".

SEE ALSO

* International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants * International Code of Zoological Nomenclature * Rank (botany) * Rank (zoology)

SOURCES

* ^ McNeill, J.; Barrie, F.R.; Buck, W.R.; Demoulin, V.; Greuter, W.; Hawksworth, D.L.; Herendeen, P.S.; Knapp, S.; Marhold, K.; Prado, J.; Prud'homme Van Reine, W.F.; Smith, G.F.; Wiersema, J.H.; Turland, N.J. (2012). International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (Melbourne Code) adopted by the Eighteenth International Botanical Congress Melbourne, Australia, July 2011. Regnum Vegetabile 154. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag KG. ISBN 978-3-87429-425-6 . Article 19. * ^ International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1999). "Article 29.2. Suffixes for family-group names". International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (Fourth ed.). International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature, XXIX. p. 306.

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Taxonomic ranks

* DOMAIN/Superkingdom * KINGDOM * Subkingdom * Infrakingdom/Branch

* Superphylum/Superdivision * PHYLUM/DIVISION * Subphylum * Infraphylum * Microphylum

* Superclass * CLASS * Subclass * Infraclass * Parvclass

* Legion * Cohort

* Magnorder * Superorder * ORDER * Suborder * Infraorder * Parvorder

* Section (zoo.) * Superfamily * FAMILY * Subfamily

* Supertribe * TRIBE * Subtribe

* GENUS * Subgenus
Subgenus
* Section (bot.) * Series (bot.)

* SPECIES * Subspecies
Subspecies
* Variety * Form

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