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Integrative taxonomy, or iterative taxonomy?

Yeates, David K.; Seago, Ainsley; Nelson, Leigh; Cameron, Stephen L.; Joseph, Leo; Trueman, John


The recently introduced term 'integrative taxonomy' refers to taxonomy that integrates all available data sources to frame species limits. We survey current taxonomic methods available to delimit species that integrate a variety of data, including molecular and morphological characters. A literature review of empirical studies using the term 'integrative taxonomy' assessed the kinds of data being used to frame species limits, and methods of integration. Almost all studies are qualitative and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Systematic Entomology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2010.00558.x


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