Farewell to species (but not yet!)

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Sun Feb 6 11:30:05 CST 2000

At 12:43 PM 00.02.06 -0600, Thomas Lammers wrote:
>At 07:53 PM 2/4/00 -0800, Curtis Clark wrote:
>>Paraphyletic groups are fine, until someone assume they provide
>>information about kinship.
>They do.  All their members are descended from a common ancestor.   That's

No two members are necessarily closer kin than either is to a nonmember of
the group. I should have said "information about kinship of any given

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