[Taxacom] OMG! DNA only descriptions (with one habitus photo)!

Kirk Fitzhugh kfitzhugh at nhm.org
Thu Jul 25 15:19:23 CDT 2019


Revolutionary? Not at all. Especially given the largely toothless opinions
regarding species and taxa overall that permeate biology. This is just
another instance of technology driving science at the expense of the
established principles upon which science is supposed to be based.


On Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 12:51 PM Stephen Thorpe via Taxacom <
taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu> wrote:

> https://dez.pensoft.net/article/34683/
>
> Yikes!
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