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The taxonomic level above a superfamily, the level below infraorder; a high taxonomic rank[1].

For example, degus, guinea pigs, the capybara are in the parvorder Caviomorpha.

References[]

  1. ^ Simpson & Day (1999). A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia, 6th Edition. Penguin. ISBN 0-691-04995-5. 
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