[Taxacom] describing species based on DNA sequences alone

Scott Thomson scott.thomson321 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 09:02:18 CST 2017


* at the bottom of the scale, one can read papers in which a comparison of
body lengths counts as a 'morphological analysis.'

- too true, that is not morphology at all, tis morphometrics.

Scott

On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 9:37 AM, Fred Schueler <bckcdb at istar.ca> wrote:

> On 1/16/2017 8:33 AM, Scott Thomson wrote:
>
> Sorry, I have to repeat myself – naming species without a morphological
>> analysis IS NOT THE SAME as actually performing such an analysis and NOT
>> FINDING any useful features that can be included in an actually working
>> differential diagnosis.
>>
>> No it is not, but my argument is that at this point you need to keep
>> looking.
>>
>
> * at the bottom of the scale, one can read papers in which a comparison of
> body lengths counts as a 'morphological analysis.'
>
> fred.
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