This page is a Tree of Life Leaf Page.
Each ToL leaf page provides a synopsis of the characteristics of a group of organisms representing a leaf at the tip of the Tree of Life. The major distinction between a leaf and a branch of the Tree of Life is that a leaf cannot generally be further subdivided into subgroups representing distinct genetic lineages.
For a more detailed explanation of the different ToL page types, have a look at the Structure of the Tree of Life page.close box
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