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n. (used with a sing. verb)
A system of classification based on the presumed phylogenetic relationships and evolutionary history of groups of organisms.

cla·dis′tic, cla·dis′ti·cal adj.
cla·dis′ti·cal·ly adv.


from a cladistic point of view
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Ardipithecus is situated temporally and cladistically between ancestral apes and later hominids (Australopithecus and early Homo).
as a very homogenous and cladistically monophyletic group [13,14,15,47,48,51,52], whereas it considered the other three families as paraphyletic [33,32].
2002), proposed a cladistically based recircumscription of Dioscorea, sinking the morphologically distinct but cladistically internested genus Rajania, which has a distinctive, asymmetrical, single-winged samara.