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monotypic

[¦män·ə¦tip·ik]
(systematics)
Pertaining to a taxon that constains only one immediately subordinate taxon.
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Type species: Chiton laqueatus Sowerby, 1841, by monotypy.
Type Species: Malayepipona pagdeni Giordani Soika, 1993, by original designation and monotypy.
Pholcus fauroti Simon 1887, by original designation and monotypy.
Type species:Monodonta limbata Philippi, 1844 [= Monodonta tinei Calcara, 1839], by monotypy.
Type species: Dryinus formicarius Latreille, 1804, by subsequent monotypy (Latreille 1805).
Hippasella nitida Mello-Leitao 1944, by original designation and monotypy.