Time to update taxonomy? Article from BioMedNet [Snip w/link]

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Fri Jan 31 07:13:36 CST 2003

At 23:14 2003.01.30, Jim Bass wrote:
>His solution, to which many taxonomists are
>strongly opposed, is to distinguish between species on the basis of
>similarities and differences in their DNA.

I wager that, with selection of the right region of his DNA, we could
demonstrate that Hebert is a "species of one".

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