Ornithogaloideae Monograph

J.E. Shields jshields@indy.net
Wed, 15 Jun 2011 07:18:03 PDT
Alberto and David,

I recall seeing that a new model is being considered, based solely on 
clades and without the rigid hierarchical structures of ...., order, 
suborder, superfamily, family, subfamily, ....,  etc.

We (or at least, I) will have a hard time doing without names for Orders, 
Families, and so forth.  This system should however be better able to 
reflect what evolution has given us.

Jim Shields

At 12:07 PM 6/15/2011 +0000, Alberto wrote:

>David, a new model is in evolution all the time. But, splitting a family 
>into multitude of genera is not new.

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