Message 2005-06-0003: species under PhyloCode

Fri, 24 Jun 2005 19:08:21 +0000

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Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 19:08:21 +0000
Subject: species under PhyloCode

How will a species under PhyloCode be defined. If humans and Chimpanzees for instance could produce offspring would they be labeled as one species under PhyloCode? Under the most limited definition of a species it is a group of 
similar looking organisms that usually mate or form a single culture if their is 
asexual reproduction for this group. SubSpecies is equivalent to race under this 
system as it refers to isolation that produces differences that like a family 
cast on a deserted island would exhibit slight variations but would still be 
considered human. 
Yisrael Asper
Pittsburgh PA


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