PHYLOGENETIC SYSTEMATICS AND THE SPECIES PROBLEM

@article{Queiroz1988PHYLOGENETICSA,
  title={PHYLOGENETIC SYSTEMATICS AND THE SPECIES PROBLEM},
  author={Kevin de Queiroz** and Michael J. Donoghue},
  journal={Cladistics},
  year={1988},
  volume={4}
}
Abstract— A tension has arisen over the primacy of interbreeding versus monophyly in defining the species category. Manifestations of this tension include unnecessary restriction of the concept of monophyly as well as inappropriate attribution of “species” properties, to “higher taxa”, and vice versa. Distinctions between systems (wholes) deriving their existence from different underlying. processes have been obscured by failure to acknowledge different interpretations of the concept of… Expand
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