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Re: Cladistic Massive Retaliation



In a message dated 96-11-21 03:33:18 EST, longrich@phoenix.Princeton.EDU
(Nick Longrich) writes:

> Cladistics cannot accurately represent some phylogenies. Period. 

The trivial cladogram--two separate species A and B joined to a single
root--represents no less than >six< different mutually exclusive phylogenetic
relationships between the two species. Exercise: draw phylograms that show
the six possible relationships between A and B.