An Evolutionary Systematist's View of Classification

  title={An Evolutionary Systematist's View of Classification},
  author={Peter D. Ashlock},
Ashlock, P. D. (Department of Entomology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045) 1979. An evolutionary systematist's view of classification. Syst. Zool. 28:441-450.-The goal of evolutionary systematics, to provide classifications of maximum utility through maximnum use of evolutionary theory, has failed of accomplishment to the extent that practitioners of evolutionary systematics have relied upon descriptive rather than theoretical definitions of terms. Monophyly and related terms are… CONTINUE READING