EVOLUTIONARY MORPHOLOGY AND PHYLOGENY OF ARAGHNIDA

@article{Shultz1990EVOLUTIONARYMA,
  title={EVOLUTIONARY MORPHOLOGY AND PHYLOGENY OF ARAGHNIDA},
  author={J. Shultz},
  journal={Cladistics},
  year={1990},
  volume={6}
}
Abstract— This paper reports results from a cladistic analysis of the 11 Recent arachnid orders. The polarities of 64 newly discovered and traditional characters were determined through outgroup comparisons that included Eurypterida, Xiphosura, Trilobita and Crustacea. A branch‐and‐bound algorithm was used to discover a single tree (consistency index 0–59). The relationships suggested by this analysis differ substantially from previous interpretations of arachnid phylogeny, and a new taxonomic… Expand
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