Glossary of "Cladistics (2nd ed.)" by Kitching et al. (1998)
- (1) A most parsimonious cladogram. Using the standard approach, a minimal cladogram has minimum length; using three-item statements analysis, a minimal cladogram is one that fits the greatest number of accommodated three-item statements. Also known as the optimal cladogram. (2) A strictly supported cladogram.
- 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.