hypothetical taxonomic unit

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hypothetical taxonomic unit (plural hypothetical taxonomic units)

  1. An internal node in phylogenetic analysis; an inferred ancestral organism.

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  • D. Graur and W. Li, Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution, Second Edition (2000)