cladistics and reticulation

Byron Adams bjadams at CRCVMS.UNL.EDU
Thu Sep 18 10:14:56 CDT 1997

James Francis Lyons-Weiler wrote:
>>        I think it would be reasonable to present hypotheses of
>>        hybridization, for instance, if one could detect such
>>        things... I know of some folks who have, but I can't
>>        for the life of me recall any cladists doing such things.
Tom DiBenedetto wrote:
>Nelson developed an approach to identifying potential reticulation on
>cladograms in the late seventies or early eighties (SysZoo I think)

Allan Dickerman is doing some interesting work along these lines.  An
introduction/description can be found at:


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