family names end in ? while orders end in ?
- gardengallivantLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
-acea suffix for orders
-idae suffix for family : Canidae
-ales suffix for order : Asterales
-aceae suffix for family : Rosaceae
-oideae subfamilies suffix. The subfamily of roses is Rosoideae
- novangelisLv 79 years ago
These are not universal, but many family names end in -aceae for everything but animals in which the ending is -idae. Order names often end in -ales.