[Taxacom] Usefulness vs. convenience (Protista)
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Mon Dec 20 08:09:36 CST 2010
On 12/19/2010 9:11 PM, Stephen Thorpe wrote:
> >But name me an uncrackable paraphyletic group
> basal Bilateria ... where do Acoela and Nematodermata fit in?
What's the paraphyletic group that encompasses this basal tangle?
> >Certainly Reptilia seems well-cracked
> then please point me to a fully-worked out published Linnean
> classification which is congruent with the phylogeny (i.e., with
> mammals and birds as subordinate to the class Reptilia, but still with
> Linnean ranks) ...
Either you digress, or we're talking about different things. I mean
*can* be worked out, not necessarily *has* been worked out.
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