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  • n. A taxonomic category above phylum and below subkingdom

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  • n. (biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and below a class or subclass

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Examples

  • Prospective examples include kernels common to all members of a given phylum or superphylum.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • Mr. Jackson, in your next film, we beg you, earnestly beg you, do not include a single member of the superphylum Arthropoda.

    King Kong

  • Although they are present almost everywhere, on land and sea, a group of related bacteria in the superphylum Planctomycetes-Verrucomicrobia-Chlamydiae, or PVC, have remained in relative obscurity ever since they were first described about a decade ago.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Current address: Department of Physics, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America Spiral cleavage is a form of early embryonic development that occurs widely within the lophotrochozoan superphylum

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Oh, come on, can’t all we members of the Deuterostomia superphylum just get along?

    Matthew Yglesias » Wednesday Regenerative Animal Blogging

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