From: Larry Klaes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 03 2001 - 05:56:51 PDT
The inventory of living species currently stands somewhere near 2 million. There are almost certainly at least 10 times as many species that have not yet been described and named. The true number of species may be more than 100 million. Finding the ''natural'' patterns of relationship is a problem of surprising complexity.
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