Molecular taxonomy: on way out?

Kurt Milton Pickett kpickett at AMNH.ORG
Thu Jul 21 14:15:31 CDT 2005

> You may well be right, especially re "the current systematic
> approaches"; but total DNA extracts contain ALL the available
> information for extant organisms, in relatively accessible form.

Well . . . no, not all:

Freudenstein, J. V., K. M. Pickett, M. Simmons, J. W. Wenzel.  2003.
 From basepairs to birdsongs:  phylogenetic data in the age of
genomics.  Cladistics 19: 333-347.

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