Glossary of "Cladistics (2nd ed.)" by Kitching et al. (1998)
- The term information of a component is one loss than the number of terminal taxa included within that component. The term information of a cladogram is the sum of the term information of all its informative components. See also component information.
- Kitching, I. J., Forey, P. L. Humphries, C. J. & Williams, D. M. 1998. Cladistics, 2nd ed.: the Theory and Practice of Parsimony Analysis. -xii + 228 pp. Oxford University Press, New York.