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Friday, November 20, 2009

BRYONET: Poll results: Do species have to be monophyletic?


Do species have to be monophyletic?


Do species have to be monophyletic?
Yes: 28%
No: 42%
Case by case: 26%
Unimportant: 2%
38 votes.

Related to this, you may find interesting to check Cladistics of "modern evolutionary systematists" and "phylogeneticists"
<http://internationalassociationofbryologists.blogspot.com/2009/11/cladistics-of-modern-evolutionary.html>
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How about polls? Do you want to set up your own? Let me know.
Efrain De Luna

1 comment:

  1. Species that have both history and class are monophyletic (that is, holo- or paraphyletic). Species that don't, aren't.

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