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Old 08-04-2009, 12:36 AM
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Paraphyletic = Group contains the most recent ancestor of the group but not all the probable ancestors of the group.

The class reptilia - without including Aves (birds), this group does not include all the ancestors of the Reptiles.
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Old 08-04-2009, 12:38 AM
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Cheers Genius, oops, Grant
Whips spiders are Paraphyletic, my word for the day(only 24 mins left)
Damn, you quoted my rather less correct example. The better and more accurate example is Reptilia* when it doesnt include Aves. The human example isn't really a great one....
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Old 08-04-2009, 12:42 AM
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What humans example?
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1.1 13' corns
1.0 two striped garter
1.0 northern garter
Indexed BCI (possible hypo)
Unsexed 14' Japanese ratsnake
1.2 Madagascan day geckos
Avic sp
Chilean rose
Brachypelma emilia
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Old 08-04-2009, 01:12 AM
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They were featured in one of the Harry Potter films/books.

Little bit of nerdy knowledge, there...

And yes, I have had these...
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Old 08-04-2009, 01:13 AM
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Yup!!
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Stop it, can you see its hurting it!
Try listening to the sound it makes in a cinema it goes straight through ya!
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Chilean rose
Brachypelma emilia
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