[Taxacom] Phylogenetic Game

dipteryx at freeler.nl dipteryx at freeler.nl
Tue Dec 14 02:31:03 CST 2010

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Van: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu namens John Grehan

> A species name would seem to be paraphyletic if it is the same 
> name applied to the entity that included the isolate that 
> differentiated. If the larger range was given a new name then 
> that would not be paraphyletic.

This is a novelty. I am familiar with names being unavailable,
illegitimate, incorrect, etc, but I have never heard of a name 
being paraphyletic. I assume that this is according to the 
International Code of Cladistic Nomenclature, or some such
new Code?

Paul van Rijckevorsel

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