Asked Jun 11, 2019

Why would it be nice to have classification reflect phylogeny accurately that is, to only name monophyletic groups 

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It is required to discuss the advantage of having a classification that reflects phylogeny accurately by naming only the monophyletic groups.

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Monophylogeny or monophyletic is a term that describes a group of organisms which are being classified in the same taxon and share the most common recent ancestor. The monophyletic group will include all the descendants of the most common recent ancestor. Monophyletic taxon also is known as a clade.

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The biological classification must reflect phylogeny accurately i.e. only the monophyletic groups must be recognized. When organisms are class...

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