8. Phylogenetic Classification

  1. E. O. Wiley and
  2. Bruce S. Lieberman

Published Online: 25 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118017883.ch8

Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition

Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wiley, E. O. and Lieberman, B. S. (2011) Phylogenetic Classification, in Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118017883.ch8

Author Information

  1. Lawrence, Kansas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470905968

Online ISBN: 9781118017883

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Keywords:

  • phylogenetic classification - meeting minimum criteria of system of names, relationships consistent with phylogenetic tree;
  • alternative methods of classification, in phylogenetics community - Linnean system, one of several ways;
  • alternative formal system of nomenclature, the PhyloCode - aim, the same as that of phylogenetic taxonomy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Classifications: Some General Types

  • Biological Classifications

  • The Linnean Hierarchy

  • Alternative Methods of Classifying in the Phylogenetics Community

  • The PhyloCode

  • Proper Names of Taxa

  • The Future of Linnean Nomenclature

  • Alternative “Schools” and Logical Consistency

  • Chapter Summary