Ancestry, Paleontology, and Definition of the Name Mammalia

@article{Rowe1992AncestryPA,
  title={Ancestry, Paleontology, and Definition of the Name Mammalia},
  author={T. Rowe and J. Gauthier},
  journal={Systematic Biology},
  year={1992},
  volume={41},
  pages={372-378}
}
  • T. Rowe, J. Gauthier
  • Published 1992
  • Biology
  • Systematic Biology
  • characters and contents to a Hennigian unit of descent more in keeping with the goals of the Darwinian Revolution (de Queiroz, 1988). However, the importance still at? tached to mammalian "defining" charac? ters), and an apparent inability to separate the name Mammalia from the dade it rep? resents, betrays the typological elements that still persist in current taxonomy. A misplaced emphasis on what a name means in the Linnaean tradition, instead of what it implies about ancestry, has led some… CONTINUE READING
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