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Floras to Phylogenies: Why Descriptive Taxonomy Matters

Sandra Knapp and J. Robert Press

in Beyond Cladistics: The Branching of a Paradigm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267725
eISBN:
9780520947993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267725.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Taxonomy has also been characterized as description, phylogeny, and identification. Description is central to most visions of what the science of taxonomy should be, but the importance and prominence ... More


Nomenclature, Classifications, and Systematic Databases

Andrew V. Z. Brower and Randall T. Schuh

in Biological Systematics: Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501752773
eISBN:
9781501752797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752773.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter reviews the principles and rules governing biological nomenclature. Biological nomenclature serves as the language by which systematists name organisms and groups of organisms and ... More


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