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Re: New finds



In a message dated 7/11/02 9:03:18 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
david.marjanovic@gmx.at writes:

<< A Hennigian comb is anything but linear. Like every cladogram, it puts all
 emphasis on dichotomy. This here is a Hennigian comb:
 
 --+--+-----------A
   |  `--+--+-----B
   |     |  `--+--C
   |     |     `--D
   |     `--------E
   `--------------F >>

This is >not< a Hennigian comb. Only the entire ABCDE clade and the F lineage 
make a (two-toothed) Hennigian comb in this cladogram. In a Hennigian comb 
the side branches are left unbranched, like the teeth of a comb. Hence the 
name.