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Re: Taxonomy (was Re: Fixing dinosaurian carnivour question)
At 11:27 AM 6/6/99 -0400, T. Mike Keesey wrote:
>On Sun, 6 Jun 1999 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
>And why is it not pointless to bother giving any taxon a rank?
Not all *cladistic* taxa are sufficiently informative to be worthy of use
in the "linnaean" ranked system.
For one thing, some clades do not correspond to a "linnaean" taxon, due to
the way paraphyletic groups are formed.
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