A 2019 molecular phylogenetic study found that the four living species of horseshoe crabs are actually aquatic arachnids, and not just an order of arthropods closely related to arachnids, as was previously thought. As arachnids, they are most closely related to hooded tickspiders. academic.oup.com/sysbio/aโ€ฆ
Hyenas are closer to cats than dog: "Although phylogenetically they are closer to felines and viverrids, and belong to the feliform category, hyenas are behaviourally and morphologically similar to canines" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyeโ€ฆ
Hyenas are phylogenetically closer to cats than to dogs en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyeโ€ฆ
Hyenas are phylogenetically closer to felines than to canines. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyeโ€ฆ
Horseshoe crabs aren't crabs at all. They're far closer related to spiders than they are to crustaceans. In fact, horseshoe crabs are arachnids. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xipโ€ฆ
Taxonomically, modern-day birds aren't just descended from dinosaurs, but are considered to BE dinosaurs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinโ€ฆ
We are more closely related to rats and rabbits than we are to cats, dogs, and dolphins. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evoโ€ฆ
Molecular studies have revealed that falcons are more closely related to parrots than they are to hawks and eagles blogs.scientificamerican.โ€ฆ

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