Presenting a historical analysis of the evolution of systematics during the last one hundred years, Milestones in Systematics reviews many of the major issues in systematic theory and practice that have driven the working methods of systematics during the 20th century and looks at the issues most likely to preoccupy systematists in the immediate future. The book highlights: The development of evolutionary, phenetic and cladistic methods of phylogenetic analysis and the associated computer algorithms The changing influence ...

Milestones in Systematics 2004, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

ISBN-13: 9780415280327