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Vertical classification

vertical classification

(Science: zoology) classification which stresses common descent and tends to unite ancestral and descendant groups of a phyletic line in a single higher taxon, separating them from contemporaneous taxa having reached a similar grade of evolutionary change. Compare: horizontal classification.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of all molecular phylogenetic methods is that genes are transmitted via vertical, lineal inheritance, i.e. from ancestor to descendant. It was anticipated ... Horizontal Gene Transfer in Prokaryotes: Quantification and Classification Eugene V. Koonin,1 Kira S. Makarova,1,2 and L. Aravind2. Annu. ...

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by scottie
Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:16 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Subspecies comparison of the Genus: Corucia

... The green portion can be of various shades. The mid body bands are vertical to a twenty degree forward slope as compared to Corucia zebrata ... summation, head scales are not the best indicator of Corucia subspecies classification. It takes a trained eye and much close up viewing to get an ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Sat Aug 26, 2006 1:15 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Subspecies comparison of the Genus: Corucia
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subspecies comparision of the Genus: Corucia

... The green portion can be of various shades. The mid body bands are vertical to a twenty degree forward slope as compared to Corucia zebrata ... summation, head scales are not the best indicator of Corucia subspecies classification. It takes a trained eye and much close up viewing to get an ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Fri Aug 25, 2006 8:06 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: subspecies comparision of the Genus: Corucia
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Views: 4815


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