[Taxacom] classifications (was: no subject)

Mario Blanco mblanco at flmnh.ufl.edu
Thu Apr 2 16:16:04 CDT 2009

if "strict cladists" agreed to "allow occasional paraphyletic breaks", 
we would no longer be "strict cladists". And I am puzzled as to how you 
can view non phylogenetic classifications as "more phylogenetic".

 From Kenneth Kinman:
  "But until strict cladists agree to allow occasional
paraphyletic breaks, the destabilization and arguments will continue.
Why they wouldn't want to do this really puzzles me, as it would make
all classifications more phylogenetic."  

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