Phylogenetics Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Phylogenetics.

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Encyclopedia Articles (7)

468 words, approx. 2 pages
Phylogenetic Relationships of Major Groups The evolutionary history of a species or group of related species is called its phylogeny. When the evolutionary history is diagrammed, it is shown in the sh... Read more
1,902 words, approx. 7 pages
Phylogeny Before the mid-1800s, classification of organisms into groups, called taxa, was generally based on overall similarity of physical appearance. There was no guiding principle as to why the mem... Read more
268 words, approx. 1 pages
Monophylogeny Monophylogeny is a term used in the science of systematics to describe a group of organisms that are classified in the same taxon and share a common ancestor. The term monophylogeny come... Read more
390 words, approx. 2 pages
Phylogenetic The term phylogenetic (or phyletic) is used in reference to relationships among groups of organisms based on their shared evolutionary history (that is, on their phylogeny). One of the ma... Read more
390 words, approx. 2 pages
Phylogenetic The term phylogenetic (or phyletic) is used in reference to relationships among groups of organisms based on their shared evolutionary history (that is, on their phylogeny). One of the ma... Read more
1,101 words, approx. 4 pages
Phylogeny Phylogeny is the inferred evolutionary history of a group of organisms. Paleontologists are interested in understanding life through time--not just at one time in the past or present, but ov... Read more
1,026 words, approx. 4 pages
Phylogeny Phylogeny is the inferred evolutionary history of a group of organisms (including microorganisms). Paleontologists are interested in understanding life through time, not just at one time in ... Read more