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Re: Taxonomic philosophy (was Re: WHAT'S GOING ON?)



In a message dated 7/3/00 1:14:45 PM EST, kinman@hotmail.com writes:

<< As Dr. Ashlock would have said, cladistic classification ignores half of 
 evolution, anagenesis, in its focus on cladogenesis. >>

Actually, anagenesis is >all< there is; there is no cladogenesis. What we 
perceive or observe as cladogenesis is simply anagenesis operating 
differentially on reproductively separated populations and gene pools.