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lectotype

[′lek·tə‚tīp]
(systematics)
A specimen selected as the type of a species or subspecies if the type was not designated by the author of the classification.
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Small and Cronquist (1976) chose one as the lectotype, specimen Antropova 121.
However, the absence of middle caudal vertebrae in Lourinhasaurus lectotype precludes us from testing this attribution.
Although the lectotype specimen (NBMG 3041) was illustrated in a New Brunswick Museum newsletter (Anonymous 1987), it has only rarely been mentioned elsewhere (e.
Redescription and lectotype designation of the stargazer, Uranoscopus kaianus Gunther.
This species was regarded as indeterminable by Hartman (1959:312) but it was redescribed by Fauchald (1992:201); he also selected a lectotype from among the Copenhagen specimens, but this does not appear to be valid since the holotype is in Berlin (Hart wich 1993:114).
New synonymies and lectotype designations in the Neotropical tribes Nycteliini, Praocini, and Scotobiini (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae).
The closest relative, Orthophytum leprosum, is only known from the lectotype specimen (Pohl 5229) designated by Smith (1955) and available at herbarium of the Museum of Natural History in Vienna (W; photo examined), Austria (Till, 1994), and by two specimens (Glaziou 14035) also cited in the protologue (Mez, 1891-1892) and deposited in the herbarium of Paris Museum, France (specimens examined).
Despite this, the only specimen remaining today of the original seven species appears to be the lectotype of P.