Which of the following is considered by some to be a disadvantage of the phylogenetic species concept?

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The phylogenetic species concept has yielded very few estimated phylogenetic trees, and for a small number of groups.

  

The phylogenetic species concept utilizes many characteristics to establish relatedness between different species.

  

The phylogenetic species concept can be used for any organism, including those that reproduce asexually.

  

The phylogenetic species concept characterizes species based on ancestry, and only monophyletic groups are recognized.

 

asked Dec 28, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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The phylogenetic species concept has yielded very few estimated phylogenetic trees, and for a small number of groups.

 

answered Dec 28, 2012 by Ytwsa ~Expert~ (1,092 points)

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