Why cladistics?

Gaffney, Eugene S.; Dingus, Lowell; Smith, Miranda K.
June 1995
Natural History;Jun95, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p33
Discusses the cladistics of dinosaurs on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Methods used to determine the evolutionary relationships of organisms; Efforts to reconstruct evolutionary relationships; Comparison of dinosaur skeletons; Charting character distributions; Process of building a cladogram.

Tags: CLADISTIC analysis;  BIOLOGY -- Classification;  BRANCHING processes;  DINOSAURS;  REPTILES, Fossil;  FOSSILS;  NATURAL history museums


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