OTHER WORDS FROM subspecificsub·spe·cif·i·cal·ly, adverb
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The subspecific identity of the animals from east-central Colorado thus is left in doubt.A New Pocket Gopher (Genus Thomomys), from Eastern Colorado|E. Raymond Hall
Duellman and Wellman (1960:25) discussed these specimens in relation to their subspecific assignment.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico|William E. Duellman
Variations of this kind are spoken of as geographic, racial, or subspecific and the birds exhibiting them are termed subspecies.
It follows, therefore, that in some cases ornithologists do not agree upon a bird's claim to subspecific rank.
The subspecific status of M. aureolum in the Kansas River Basin is to be the subject of another paper.Fishes of the Big Blue River Basin, Kansas|W. L. Minckley