Establishing the Phylogenetic System

  • Peter Ax


There is only one objective reference for mastering the diversity which exists in Nature - the kinship relations between species and descent communities which were created during phylogenesis through the splitting of biopopulations. They form the only Principium divisionis for an epis- temologically flawless representation of the phylogenetic order in Nature. This also means that there can be only one system of organisms - the phylogenetic system.


Permian Sponge Miocene Turbellaria 


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© Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz. 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Ax
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  1. 1.II. Zoologisches Institut und MuseumUniversität GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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