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Re: cladistics origins?
In a message dated 11/26/99 2:35:28 PM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< just how old is the science of cladistics? >>
In the US, it essentially dates back to the English-language publication of
Hennig's work in German on phylogenetic systematics:
Hennig, W., 1966. Phylogenetic Systematics, University of Illinois Press,
Urbana, Illinois: 263 pp.
Don't have a ref handy to Hennig's original work in German, but someone else
on the list will no doubt have it.
In a nutshell, it's the synthesis of classification principles with