cladogram


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cladogram

[′klad·ə‚gram]
(evolution)
A dendritic diagram which shows the evolution and descent of a group of organisms.
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CI and RI are measures aimed at determining how well data fit a cladogram (Rexova et al.
The strict consensus trees produced from the recovered general area cladograms are presented in Fig.
However, the papers of Duellman & Simmons (1977), Lynch (1973, 1975a, 1975b, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1994a, 1994b, 1998, 2003), Lynch & Duellman (1980), Lynch & Suarez (2002) and Pyburn & Lynch (1981) have revealed potential relationships for species of the unistrigatus group, some with formal cladograms, but the majority without them.
This clade is composed of five families in the cladogram of Bremer et al.
Since the condition present in the gonorynchiform and in the fossil taxa examined is also not clear, either because it was difficult to discern this feature or because a distinct primordial ligament is seemingly missing, such an attachment of this ligament on the dorsal surface of the coronoid process was scored in the cladogram as a potential ostariophysan synapomorphy.
By mapping details of comb-hair morphology on cladograms derived from other morphological and from molecular data we trace the evolution of comb-hairs in Pholcidae.
The cladogram that resulted from our analysis of the European isolates is in agreement with those previously published.
Evidence suggests that "umbilical brooders occupy only a few tips on distinct and late-arising twigs of the cladogram [evolutionary tree of coiling snails], not a central position near the root of the tree" (1260).
The dimension of time is not quantified, but a cladogram (e.