Cladomaleosauria (was: Understanding evolution problems)

Richard Jensen rjensen at SAINTMARYS.EDU
Tue Mar 16 12:09:56 CST 2004

I certainly would hesitate to make the extrapolation that the F/M ratio among systematists (or even strict cladists) in general is similar to that of proponents of phylocode.



Ken Kinman wrote:

> Curtis,
>      Well, I was talking about "strict cladists", not the wider group of systematists who use cladistic analysis (of which I am myself a member).  But if you want some hard evidence of what I am talking about, I would suggest looking at the last version of the PhyloCode (Sept. 2003).  Note that both primary authors are male (100%) and of the 26 members of the Advisory Group, 25 are males (over 96%).
>           --------- Ken Kinman
> *********************************************************
> At 20:08 2004-03-08, Ken Kinman wrote:
> >(ever notice that most are male?)
> As a matter of fact, no. I'd like to see some evidence that the M/F ratio among cladists is significantly different from that of systematists as a whole.
> --
> Curtis Clark

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