The phylogeny of arachnomorph arthropods and the origin of the Chelicerata

@article{Cotton2003ThePO,
  title={The phylogeny of arachnomorph arthropods and the origin of the Chelicerata},
  author={Trevor J. Cotton and Simon J. Braddy},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={94},
  pages={169 - 193}
}
  • Trevor J. Cotton, S. Braddy
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Biology, Geography
  • Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences
ABSTRACT A new hypothesis of the relationships between arachnomorph arthropods, and the origin of chelicerates, is presented based on a cladistic analysis of 34 taxa and 54 characters. The present study provides a detailed discussion of primary hypotheses of homology and includes a more complete range of terminal taxa than previous analyses. The analysis provides the first convincing synapomorphies for the Arachnomorpha, and suggests that the marrellomorphs are not arachnomorphs. The assignment… 
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