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"zones of variability", homoplasy or simply ontogenetic stage?

Posted by HGdS on 12 Aug 2011 at 23:07 GMT

This article presents evidence of a character-state that originated as a late-ontogenetic-stage transformation subsequently becoming a from-the-start character-state.

Was there any need to discuss "zones of variability", high levels of variability and high levels of homoplasy?

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