Aves vs. Avepectora (was: sensu lato)

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Thu Oct 24 18:22:29 CDT 2002


At 08:26 2002.10.24, Ken Kinman wrote:
>      The idea behind PhyloCode is to establish a new authoritarianism, so
>that all taxa (incl. Ornithurae) have only one (strictly phylogenetic)
>meaning:  Ornithurae "sensu PhyloCode Central Headquarters".

All other issues concerning Phylocode aside, this is patently false. As you
yourself have so often pointed out, different data can give different
phylogenies, and each of these would be a different "sensu" of a Phylocode
taxon.


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