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RE: Polyphyletic or Paraphyletic?

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Posted by: emoneill at Wed Oct 1 10:21:47 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by emoneill ]  
   

As a side note, definitions of para and polyphyly based on the inclusion or exclusion of common ancestors would not be able to distinguish between para and polyphyly the example I provided above. Maybe that was what I was thinking about when I came up with it. So again things come back to defining what you are writing about. Whew, this is a good brain workout. Haven't thought about these details in quite some time.


   

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