cladistics

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a system of biological taxonomy based on the quantitative analysis of comparative data and used to reconstruct cladograms summarizing the (assumed) phylogenetic relations and evolutionary history of groups of organisms

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Dikow (2009a, b)--Undertook cladistical analyses on the Asilidae in which he included specimens identified as Ancylorhynchus fulvicollis.