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neotype

[′nē·ə‚tīp]
(systematics)
A specimen selected as type subsequent to the original description when the primary types are known to be destroyed; a nomenclatural type.
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19(a)), we here supersede the neotype chosen by Ponce et al.
ocean and in the Mediterranean Sea, with designation of neotypes of A.
Anopheles (Anopheles) lesteri Baisas and Hu (Diptera: Culicidae): neotype designation and description.
The aim of the present study is to explain the problem with the unsuccessful designation of the neotype for the type species of the genus Cyrtonotella and to describe the species which clearly do not belong to that genus.
Neotype of Adenanthemum iteoides here designated: The illustrations of one specimen of a floral inclusion in a piece of amber provided by Conwentz (1886), pl.
Because the type specimen of Branta hutchinsii Richardson, from the Melville Peninsula, is lost, and many new subspecies are named in that species, Hanson recognizes the need for a neotype to pin down the range of the nominate subspecies.
We therefore assign a neotype for this species from Barkuda Island, one of the confirmed localities of D.
The type of Bourgueticrinus alabame nsis, the only specimen known to exist of this species, is now officially lost, requiring a search for a neotype.