• found
  • A recent simulation-based study found that Three-taxon analysis yields good power and an error rate intermediate between parsimony with ordered states and parsimony with unordered states. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • A related concept is that of form taxon, "wastebasket" groupings that are united by gross morphology. (wikipedia.org)
  • either
  • They are typically defined by either their designated members' often superficial similarity to each other, or their lack of one or more distinct character states or by their not belonging to one or more other taxa. (wikipedia.org)
  • content
  • One of the roles of taxonomists is to identify wastebasket taxa and reclassify the content into more natural units. (wikipedia.org)