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Constructing a Cladogram

Constructing a Cladogram

 


DefinitionEdit

An analytical approach to understanding diversity and relationships of present-day and extinct organisms.

ApplicationEdit

  • Connects classification with evolutionary history
  • Guides the construction of phylogenetic trees based on shared characteristics using tools such as a cladogram (See how a cladogram is constructed in the video above).
Systematics

ResourcesEdit

  1. [Systematics]
  2. [Evolution]
  3. Campbell and Reece.  (2005).  Biology. San Francisco, CA:  Pearson Education, Inc.