[Taxacom] Hennigian Term?

Pierre Deleporte pierre.deleporte at univ-rennes1.fr
Mon Jul 7 10:23:06 CDT 2008


-Which assertion revealed a confusion between "sharing common descent 
from an ancestor carrying the trait" and "sharing (=carrying) the trait" 
(much happy ratucination on this in the Taxacom archive : clades and 
classes, etc...)

Pierre

Don.Colless at csiro.au a écrit :
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> -Hence the weird assertion (once) made by "pattern cladists" that the losers still possess the trait.
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> Donald H. Colless
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> Mario wrote:
> On the other hand, if the trait evolved only once within the family and 
> was lost by some members, it would be an autapomorphy (the losses are 
> secondary).
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