Definition of infraclass in English:


Syllabification: in·fra·class
Pronunciation: /ˈinfrəˌklas


  • A taxonomic category that ranks below a subclass.
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    • We performed phylogenetic analyses of introns from species from four avian orders that are representative of the two infraclasses within Aves.
    • Names of infraclasses and cohorts within Neornithes are shown.
    • The taxonomic rationale for placement at the infraclass level is discussed in Brower.

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