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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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.