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(English) According to the Code, a taxonomically and geographically distinct subgroup within one species; a somewhat distinct morphological and reproductively isolated sub-group of a species. (See also: Code, species, population)
(French) D'apr├Ęs le Code, rang du groupe-esp├Ęce au-dessous de l'esp├Ęce ; le rang le plus bas parmi ceux dont les noms sont r├ęglement├ęs par le Code ; un taxon du rang de sous-esp├Ęce. Un sous-groupe d'une esp├Ęce qui est distinct au niveau taxinomique et g├ęographique ; un sous-groupe d'une esp├Ęce qui est distinctement isol├ę en morphologie et en reproduction. (See also: Code, species, population)
(Portuguese) Do C├│digo, o subgrupo taxonomicamente e geograficamente distinto dentro de uma esp├ęcie; subgrupo de uma esp├ęcie isolado morfologicamente e reprodutivamente. (See also: Code, species, population)

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