Usage examples for subfamily

  1. In the collection certain additional labels are required, viz, labels for the order, family, subfamily genus, species, and sometimes variety. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  2. The first subfamily is comprised of distinctively American birds. – Bird-Neighbors by Blanchan, Neltje
  3. Because Rhabdoderma and Synaptotylus have only part of the sphenethmoid region ossified and because they retain basipterygoid processes, they are considered to be related and are included in the subfamily Rhabdodermatinae. – A New Genus of Pennsylvania Fish (Crossoperygii, Coelacanthiformes) from Kansas by Joan Echols
  4. The zoaria of this subfamily are never dendritic but form gelatinous masses which, except in Australella, are cushion- shaped or sack- like. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  5. As has been already stated, some authors consider Ephydatia as the type- genus of a subfamily distinguished from the subfamily of which Spongilla is the type- genus by having rotulate gemmule- spicules. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  6. It should be noted that zoaria of different species and genera of this subfamily are often found in close proximity to one another and to zoaria of Fredericella, and that the branches of the different species are sometimes entangled together in such a way that they appear, unless carefully separated, to belong to the same zoarium. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  7. Like those of all the members of this subfamily the eggs are blue, spotless, and commonly brilliantly glossy. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume