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Phylogenetic Systematics, a.k.a. Evolutionary Trees

Phylogenetic Systematics, a.k.a. Evolutionary Trees

Phylogenetic systematics is the formal name for the field within biology that reconstructs evolutionary history and studies the patterns of relationships among organisms. This tutorial provides an overview of systematics, a way of understanding the evolutionary interrelationships of living things and interpreting the way in which life has diversified and changed over time. Topics include how to read a phylogeny, or evolutionary tree, how to...

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