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DNA vs morphology


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Posted by troy h on December 16, 2002 at 22:22:21:

In Reply to: Re: subspecies - useful or not? posted by Carl Brune on December 16, 2002 at 11:02:48:

many DNA phylogenies are in fact "gene trees" which represent the relationships revealed by examining a single gene, which may or may not reflect the evolutionary relationships of populations of animals.

read over the thread above on mtDNA - i think that i present a good case for using a "total evidence" approach - examine all known characters and draw conclusions based on all of them.

troy



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