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Unformatted text preview: Systemisists: Classify organisms Numerical Taxonomy: trying to convert everything into numbers Why are the reptiles an artificial grouping? It excludes their descendants (birds, and mammals) What is Phylogeny? The pattern of descent (family tree of life) Chladigram: branching tree/diagram of living things that shows patterns of descent 17:43 17:43...
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- Spring '09
- Cladistics, Quiet Revolution, Special trait