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Re: Archaeopteryx



In a message dated 6/16/03 1:13:03 AM EST, oak@uniserve.com writes:

<< Linnean taxonomy is actively wrong, though; it's based on frankly
 creationist assumptions.  (Could hardly have been otherwise, considering
 when it got started.) >>

These have since been discarded, of course. For a nice recent account of 
Linnean versus cladistic classifications, see Mayr & Bock, 2002, 
"Classifications 
and other ordering systems," J Zool Syst Evol Research 40: 169-194.

Cladists will have plenty to scream about in this paper.