Stability of higher taxa in phylogenetic nomenclature — some comments on Moore (1998)

@article{Lee1999StabilityOH,
  title={Stability of higher taxa in phylogenetic nomenclature — some comments on Moore (1998)},
  author={Michael S. Y. Lee},
  journal={Zoologica Scripta},
  year={1999},
  volume={28}
}
In a recent contribution, Moore (1998) compared aspects of the current zoological, botanical, and bacteriological codes of nomenclature with those of phylogenetic taxonomy (de Queiroz & Gauthier 1990, 1992). The suggestion that a formal code of phylogenetic nomenclature urgently needs to be drafted is well taken. Also, I am in broad agreement with the view that apomorphy-based de®nitions are not necessarily inferior to node-and stem-based de®nitions. Moore makes the observation that problems… Expand
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