Subfamily vs Dobsonfly - What's the difference?

subfamily | dobsonfly |


As nouns the difference between subfamily and dobsonfly

is that subfamily is (taxonomy) a taxonomic category ranking between a family and a genus; formerly called a tribe while dobsonfly is an insect of the subfamily whose males have long mandibles, found in the americas and related most closely to the fishfly.

subfamily

Noun

(subfamilies)
  • (taxonomy) A taxonomic category ranking between a family and a genus; formerly called a tribe
  • See also

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    dobsonfly

    English

    Noun

    (dobsonflies) (wikipedia dobsonfly)
  • An insect of the subfamily whose males have long mandibles, found in the Americas and related most closely to the fishfly.