Molecular taxonomy: on way out?
rjensen at SAINTMARYS.EDU
Mon Jul 18 09:07:03 CDT 2005
John Grehan wrote:
> Phenetic characters (that are a combination of primitive and derived
> states)that are statistically well supported are still just phenetic
Characters, in and of themselves, are neither phenetic nor cladistic nor
phylogenetic etc. It is what we, as systematists do with them, that is
phenetic, cladistic, etc.
Richard J. Jensen | tel: 574-284-4674
Department of Biology | fax: 574-284-4716
Saint Mary's College | e-mail: rjensen at saintmarys.edu
Notre Dame, IN 46556 | http://www.saintmarys.edu/~rjensen
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