cladistic analysis

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Noun1.cladistic analysis - a system of biological taxonomy based on the quantitative analysis of comparative data and used to reconstruct cladograms summarizing the (assumed) phylogenetic relations and evolutionary history of groups of organisms
taxonomy - (biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification
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Phylogenetic relationships of Aurantioideae (Rutaceae): a cladistic analysis using the Nuclear Internal Transcribed Spacer region.
In this respect it must be mentioned that the cladistic analysis and phylogenetic study of Pitts et al.
Melloleitaoina crassifemur Gerschman & Schiapelli 1960 and Paraphysa scrofa Molina 1788 data used for cladistic analysis were based on Gerschman & Schiapelli (1960), Schiapelli & Gerschman (1963), and Perez-Miles et al.
equivalent characters for cladistic analysis and identify possible
We present the first cladistic analysis of Argia species, focusing on those occurring in North America north of Mexico.
This species was coded correctly in a cladistic analysis of cyphophthalmid relationships (Giribet & Boyer 2002), but subsequently erroneously "corrected" in a series of later analyses and papers (Giribet 2003; Sharma & Giribet 2006).
heterostyly) should not be included in the cladistic analysis at certain taxonomic levels, where it may be a completely dependent character.
Characters of adult morphology, male genitalia, and nest architecture are combined in a cladistic analysis of the neotropical paper wasp genus Synoeca.
No formal cladistic analysis of generic level relationships incorporating all four genera has been conducted, and it isn't obvious that enough morphological characters are available to answer the question robustly.
A cladistic analysis based upon twelve morphological characters resulted in two distinct species-groups within Sosippus.
Is there further evidence (characters), so far largely overlooked, amid the many characters used in cladistic analysis, and recently in molecular genetic analysis, that might be brought to bear on the question of relative filiation "position" of hornworts (anthocerophytes) and liverworts (marchantiophyes)?
When comparing the phylogenetic relationships of taxa based on results of cladistic analysis of molecular data with historical hypotheses of relationships based on morphology, at least three different scenarios may be encountered.