VOLUME 11 NUMBER 2 (July to December 2018)


Philipp. Sci. Lett. 2018 11 (2) 086-087
available online: December 04, 2018

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Rethinking Classifications

by Luis Wilfrido Atienza

Thinking about how animals are named, and sorted into species, genus, family, and so on can conjure images of scientists studying preserved specimens in museums, and putting a label on them, deciding where they fit in the tree of life. The study of systematics, however, is a much more dynamic field than many of us will give it credit for.

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