Tribe (biology)

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A tribe (plural tribe or tribes ) is in the classification of Biology a rank between subfamily and genus . If necessary, the subtribe rank is inserted between the tribe and genus .

The scientific name of a tribe ends

The scientific name of a sub tribus ends

The name is derived from the tribes in ancient Rome .

Web links

Wiktionary: Tribus  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  1. Duden online: Tribus . According to Duden, the second syllable [… buːs] must be spoken long in the plural, but the stress remains on the first syllable.
  2. ^ Gerhard Wagenitz : Dictionary of Botany. The terms in their historical context. 2nd, expanded edition. Spectrum Academic Publishing House, Heidelberg / Berlin 2003, ISBN 3-8274-1398-2 .
  3. See Duden online: Tribus