holotype


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holotype

[′häl·ə‚tīp]
(systematics)
A nomenclatural type for the single specimen designated as “the type” by the original author at the time of publication of the original description.
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Holotype. EMAUG119/7 (see [12]) from the Falciferum Chronozone of the Posidonia Shale Formation (lower Toarcian), Schwinz near Dobbertin, Germany.
Behcet 8606 (in flower) (Holotype: Mustafa Kemal Univ.
Fujian: Holotype 2, Fuzhou, Forest Park, 17-VI-1989, ZhiShan Wu, by sweeping (FAFU); Paratypes 2 [female] [female], 2 [male][male], Sanming, 8-VII1987, Chang-Ming Liu, by yellow sticky trap (FAFU).
Description (male holotype).--Head with vertex sloping between ocelli; fastigium verticis with a medial furrow bordered by a parallel-sided rectangular carina opened behind, separated from fastigium frontis by a deep transverse furrow; lateral ocelli situated on both sides at base of that carina.
nov., male holotype (MUSM-ENT 0506547), Peru, Cuzco, Rio Camisea, Armihuari.
"Making the images freely available online makes it possible for anyone with an Internet connection to assess the morphology of the holotype specimens," says Talamas.