Testing cladograms by fossil record: the ghost range test
A method of the ghost range calculation is proposed to assess the congruence between a cladogram and the fossil record and to compare cladograms on this basis. The method is tested on a set of cladograms developed recently to reveal the phylogeny of the hymenopterous insects (Order Vespida), and the results are discussed.
|Keywords||phylogeny, cladogram, ghost range, fossil record, Vespida, Hymenoptera|
|Journal||Contributions to Zoology|
|Rights||Released under the CC-BY 4.0 ("Attribution") License|
Rasnitsyn, A. P. (2000). Testing cladograms by fossil record: the ghost range test. Contributions to Zoology, 69(4), 251–258.