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A theory of taxonomy by which organisms are grouped and ranked on the basis of the most recent phylogenetic branching point.
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They argue that cladism
is appropriately applied whenever groups are diverging.
Ridley, Mark : Evolution and Classification: The Reformulation of Cladism
, London, Longman.
The history of cladism
might have suited Cronin's 'whig' methodology very well.