use of morphological characters

christian thompson cthompson at SEL.BARC.USDA.GOV
Tue May 2 11:23:37 CDT 2000

And Toby Schuh has a nice NEW, short but comprehensive, text book on
"Biological Systematics. Principles and Applications" [Cornell University
Press, ISBN 0-8014-3675-3] which covers the basics on character analysis in
chapter 5.

F. Christian Thompson
Systematic Entomology Lab., USDA
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D. C. 20560
(202) 382-1800 voice
(202) 786-9422 FAX
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>>> "P.Hovenkamp" <Hovenkamp at NHN.LEIDENUNIV.NL> 05/02 9:50 AM >>>
At 09:26 AM 02-05-00 -0400, Una Smith wrote:
>On Tue, 2 May 2000, Biology Graduates wrote:
> >I was trying to find literature on alternative applications of
> >characters for cladistic analyses
>This general topic is heavily represented in the journals Cladistics and
>Systematic Biology.

Check out Taxon as well.

Peter Hovenkamp
P. Hovenkamp
Nationaal Herbarium Nederland - Leiden
PO Box 9514
2300 RA  Leiden
The Netherlands
hovenkamp at

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