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In common cladistic usage, a monophyletic group is a clade, consisting of an ancestor and all its descendants. The term is synonymous with the uncommon term holophyly.
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Biologists have introduced a taxonomy. If there is a group, that is made of a common ancestor (or parent), and all its descendants (children), they call that group monophyletic . A group that contains organisms, but does not include their common ancestor, is called...
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Monophyly This article may need to be wikified to meet Wikipedia's quality standards. ... In common cladistic usage, a monophyletic group is a clade, consisting of an ...
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Paraphyly Reptiles are a paraphyletic group. The group can be made monophyletic by including the birds (Aves) ... 1 Relation to monophyletic groups. 2 Examples ...
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Monophyletic taxon : A group composed of a collection of organisms, including ... A monophyletic taxon is also called a clade. ...
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monophyletic -- Term applied to a group of organisms which includes the most ... A monophyletic group is called a clade. More? ...
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This group is monophyletic because it consists of a single animal together with ... Monophyletic groups are also called clades, and are generally considered as the ...
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"monophyletic group (= monophylum): In a hierarchical system of descent, an ... Monophyletic groups can be discovered (not defined!) by synapomorphies. ...
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Definition of monophyletic from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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Monophyletic Origin of the... From Unicellular Photoreceptors... The Evolution of Eyes... to humans argues strongly for a monophyletic origin of the eye. ...
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Monophyletic ... A monophyletic taxon is a good taxon in an evolutionary ... Circle these monophyletic taxa, and be sure to label your extant species with ...
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Groups that may not be monophyletic ... Generally, we try to avoid non-monophyletic groups in the Tree of Life. ... are any non-monophyletic groups or groups ...
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A single complete branch of the Tree of Life; more formally, a monophyletic group of organisms. ... monophyletic: (monophyly) ...
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Monophyletic group. A monophyletic group is a group which contains all the ... Monophyletic groups contain all the branches below a given ancestor; nothing is ...
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1.1 Monophyletic groupings. 1.2 Basic procedure. 2 ... Cladistic taxonomy requires taxa to be clades (monophyletic groups) ... A monophyletic group is a clade ...
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Monophyletic. A group in a biological taxonomy is monophyletic (greek: of ... is monophyletic. ... prefer groups to be monophyletic, in this case they would ...
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... group is considered to be a monophyletic group, and can be represented by both ... File:Monophyletic.svg. The grouping of reptiles and birds is generally ...
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