[Taxacom] Reptilia (and Hominidae)

Julian H humphries at mail.utexas.edu
Mon Mar 16 10:55:40 CDT 2009


At 10:46 AM 3/16/2009, Kenneth Kinman wrote:
>.
>Then Hennig's "cladifications" came along, and paraphylophobia
>unfortunately became increasingly "fashionable".  Classifications have
>become increasingly unstable ever since.
>                --------Ken Kinman

And increasing reflective of actual history as best determined by the 
evidence.  To mash up an old quote "Stability at the expense of 
(evolutionary) history is hardly a bargain".


Julian Humphries
Digimorph.org
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Texas, Austin, 78712
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