Glossary of "Cladistics (2nd ed.)" by Kitching et al. (1998)
- (1) A scored observation of a feature perceived in the organism(s) chosen to represent a terminal taxon. (2) One of two or more alternative manifestations of a character (2).
- Kitching, I. J., Forey, P. L. Humphries, C. J. & Williams, D. M. 1998. Cladistics, 2nd ed.: the Theory and Practice of Parsimony Analysis. -xii + 228 pp. Oxford University Press, New York.