- the study of systems or of classification.
- the study and classification of organisms with the goal of reconstructing their evolutionary histories and relationships.
- phylogenetic classification.
Origin of systematics
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And what would be the logical aspect of systematics in either case?
And what would that assert about the character of systematics?
At present we continue our study of the possible aspects of systematics.
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Intention movements of flight in certain passerines, and their use in systematics.
- (functioning as singular) the study of systems and the principles of classification and nomenclature
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