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In phylogenetics, a group of organisms is said to be paraphyletic if the group contains its most recent common ancestor but does not contain all the descendants of that ancestor.
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... ( paraphyletic) (unranked): Sauria. Order: Squamata ( paraphyletic) ... usually placed in the subfamily Scincinae which seems to be paraphyletic however. ...
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paraphyletic. adjective (Gr. para: near; phyletikos: bout a tribe) Term applied ... However, in evolutionary systematics paraphyletic groups, or evolutionary grades, ...
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A paraphyletic group is an ancestor species and most of its descendants, usually ... Most cladists discourage the use of paraphyletic groups. ...
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Neither will win, and we're gonna be left with a paraphyletic taxon. ... because if taxa are paraphyletic, they are useless. ...
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paraphyletic. Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search ... Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/paraphyletic" ...
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The group is paraphyletic as it fails to include some taxa derived from heterokonts. ... A paraphyletic group consisting of those eukaryotes which are not ...
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A taxon is said to be paraphyletic if it does not contain all descendants of its ... for example, "seedless plants" is paraphyletic because its last common ancestor ...
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Reptilia alone is paraphyletic since it excludes mammals and ... Paraphyletic. Phenetic classification. Phyletic classification. Phylogenetic classification ...
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Paraphyletic group. A paraphyletic group contains some, but not all, of the ... Reptiles are a paraphyletic group: in terms of appearance a crocodile has more ...
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Paraphyletic Taxa. The Paraphyletic taxon is a group of organisms in which ... Paraphyletic taxa are recognized in Linnean and evolutionary systematics but not ...
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Paraphyletic Taxa. The Paraphyletic taxon is a group of organisms in which ... Paraphyletic taxa are recognised in Linnean and evolutionary systematics but not ...
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A paraphyletic group is an incomplete clade - a clade from which one or more ... For example, group AB above is paraphyletic; it can only be described by the ...
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