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The insect order Tysanoptera: Classification versus systematics

Mound, Laurence A; Morris, David


Two widely different classifications of the insect order Thysanoptera are discussed; an essentially phylogenetic system recognizing nine families in two suborders, and an essentially phenetic system recognizing 40 families in two orders. This paper emphasizes the distinction between "classification" and "systematics", the former stressing the importance of differences, whereas the latter stresses the importance of derived similarities. A phylogenetic (i.e. systematic) classification...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa


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