How is cladistics different from Linnaean taxonomy?

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Cladistic is the arrangement of organisms according evolution, while in linear taxonomy, organisms are classified on the basis of similarities.


  1. The meaning of the term cladistic is ancestral relation. In the cladistic system of classifications, the organisms are arranged according to their ancestral history.
  2. In the linear taxonomy, the organisms are classified according to the similarities of shared characters. It is a superficial classification. Thank you