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  PNAS -- News Archive012003
The African elephant and the aardvark both belong to superorder Afrotheria.
Aardvarks belong to a superorder of mammals known as the Afrotheria, a group thought to have evolved on Africa when that continent was isolated from the others through plate tectonics.
While genetic research has supported the relatedness of animals in this superorder, scientists are still at odds over whether the placental mammal ancestor resides in the Afrotheria or another group.
www.pnas.org /misc/archive012003.shtml   (1438 words)

 Actinopterygii - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The second is paraphyletic and tends to be abandoned, however, while the first is now restricted to those forms closer to extant Chondrostei than to the other groups.
A listing of the different groups is given below, down to the level of orders, arranged in what is believed to represent the evolutionary sequence down to the level of superorder.
This page was last modified 14:03, 21 August 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Actinopterygii   (116 words)

 Vertebrate Zoology -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Superorder Ostariophysi (catfish and minnows), ~6,507 living species; FW.
  Superorder Cyclosquamata (e.g., telescope fishes, greeneyes, lizardfishes), ~219 species, marine.
  Superorder Paracanthopterygii (cods and anglerfishes), ~1,212 living species; Northern, primarily marine.
www.zoo.ufl.edu /courses/Vertzoo/classif_osteichtyes.html   (191 words)

 ADW: Anura: Information
This clade is also referred to as Batrachia and is placed in superorder Salientia.
There is no scientific distinction between "frogs" and "toads," although most anurans are usually referred to as one or the other.
The superorder Salientia includes the fossil "proto-frog" Triadobatrachus, from Madagascar, and Anura.
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /chordata/lissamphibia/anura.html   (773 words)

 Search Results for superorder -¬†Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Classification in the superorder Osteoglossomorpha is based largely on skeletal characters, in particular the caudal-fin skeleton; the bones around the eye; and the gill arches and their associated...
The Lissamphibia is a well-corroborated monophyletic group containing all the living orders of amphibians.
The four orders Beryciformes, Zeiformes, Lampridiformes, and Atheriniformes are primitive groups within the superorder Acanthopterygii.
www.britannica.com /search?query=superorder&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (326 words)

This is the definition of the term Superorder
Superorder (n.) A group intermediate in importance between an order and a subclass.
For people who have trouble spelling, this is the defintion of the term Superorder
linkspider.serversystems.net /dictionary/lookup/superorder   (72 words)

 Fish Outline
Only some examples are given at some taxonomic levels.
SUPERORDER Cladoselachimorpha: Primative extinct sharks of the Devonian to Pennsylvanian
SUPERORDER Acanthopterygii: seahorses, sculpins, bass, halibut, perch and many others.
faculty.vassar.edu /mehaffey/academic/animalstructure/outlines/fish.html   (395 words)

 Superorder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Words within superorder not shown as it has more than seven letters.
List all words starting with superorder, words containing superorder or words ending with superorder
All words formed from superorder by changing one letter
www.morewords.com /word/superorder   (156 words)

 Bird - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Other early birds now extinct include the Confuciusornithidae, Enantiornithes, Ichthyornis, and Hesperornithiformes, a group of flightless divers resembling grebes.
The flightless Palaeognaths, the Ostrich group, were first to diverge from the avian lineage, and it is now thought that the basal divergence from the remaining Neognathes was that of the Galloanseri, the superorder containing the Anseriformes (ducks, geese and swans), and the Galliformes (the pheasants, grouse and their allies).
Sibley and Ahlquist's Phylogeny and Classification of Birds (1990) is a landmark work on the classification of birds (although frequently debated and constantly revised).
open-encyclopedia.com /Bird   (2085 words)

 Superorder Odontognathae
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Knapp, Robbin D. Superorder Odontognathae" in Robb's Online Multimedia Database of Animals and Plants.
Orders of the Superorder Odontognathae (Birds with "toothed jaws")
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/Cabana/2155/romdap/rbadvodo.htm   (70 words)

 superorder - definition, thesaurus and related words from WordNet-Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
superorder - definition, thesaurus and related words from WordNet-Online
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superorder - (biology) a taxonomic group ranking above an order and below a class or subclass
www.wordnet-online.com /superorder.shtml   (57 words)

 Key: Infraclass Cirripedia, Superorder Thoracica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Taxonomic levels as specified in Martin and Davis, 2001
Note: The barnacles in the key below belong to the superorder Thoracica (acorn and goose barnacles), to which the large majority of local barnacle species belong.
For parasitic barnacles (Order Rhizocephala, Family Sacculinidae) parasitic on the fl-clawed crab Lophopanopeus bellus click here.
homepages.wwc.edu /staff/cowlda/KeyToSpecies/Arthropoda/Crustacea/Maxillopoda/Cirripedia/Cirripedia_key.html   (68 words)

 FORE214 - Species list
Fraxinus - ashes 5) Superorder Magnolioflorae a> Order Laurales 1> Family Lauraceae a: Genus Beilschmiedia 1: Beilschmiedia tawa - tawa (NZ)
Fuchsia excorticata (Forster et Forster f.) L. f - NZ Tree fuchsia, Kotukutuku 8) Superorder Proteiflorae a> Order Proteales 1> Family Proteaceae a: Genus Knightia 1: Knightia excelsa - Rewarewa (NZ)
Aesculus 11) Superorder Violiflorae a> Order Salicales 1> Family Salicaceae a: Genus Populus 1: Populus nigra - Lombardy poplar
www.fore.canterbury.ac.nz /species/species.htm   (782 words)

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