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syntype

[′sin‚tīp]
(systematics)
Any specimen of a series when no specimen is designated as the holotype. Also known as cotype.
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An eleventh syntype was sent to Philadelphia (ANSP 12119, ex-USNM 27085), but it is currently missing (Bohlke, 1984; Sabaj Perez (3)).
Alessandro Giusti, Curator-Lepidoptera, NHM, London for providing the photograph of syntype of Z.
maximus, and Linnaeus' original syntypes became associated with Asian elephants exclusively.
Clinostomus funduloides (= Gila estor)--USNM 31147 (4 syntypes of Gila estor), USNM 101149 (1 syntype of Gila estor); BMNH 1880.
Morphological distinctions were also not apparent from the examination of a syntype specimen of Ostrea lurida.
Peter Bartsch of the Museum fur Naturkunde der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin for his photograph of the existing syntype of Arothron reticularis, Dr.
These photos together with information relating to the syntype studied and Efflatoun's description show inconsistencies with Geller-Grimm and Hradsky's description and so I conclude that the Syrian material is dispecific and may represent an undescribed species.
The three syntype specimens are too poorly preserved and faint to confirm the presente of Trapa or to even locate the specific fossils on the rock matrix with any certainty (pers.
Similarly the drawing of the syntype's epigyne in Lessert (1933) is too schematic to be helpful in the species identification, and the syntype forming the base of this drawing has been lost'.
Consequently, in the absence of any evidence of monotypy it is safer to regard this specimen as the only known syntype (ICZN 1999, recommendation 73F), here designated as a lectotype.