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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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1847"), Monasa inornata (Malacoptila panamensis inornata, IRSNB 3047-48, syntypes, "Achat C.
About 124 species have primary types deposited in 5 repositories (MNH, IRD, MNHE, IP, MRC), including holotypes (45 species, 4 subspecies), syntypes (28 species, 3 subspecies), "types" (14 species), allotypes (10 species), paratypes (36 species, 3 subspecies), lectotypes (13 species), and cotype (5 species), mounted on 671 slides.
Therefore, all of those specimens must be considered syntypes in accordance with Article 72.1.1 of the Code (ICZN).
Type material: NHMUK 1979176, 2 Syntypes (Figs 9F-G).
This taxon was described from three specimens, three syntypes (Table 3).
In his description, he cited several "syntypes" or examples of elephant specimens in Europe, including an elephant fetus as well as a skeleton described by John Ray, the famous 17th century naturalist.
Remarks: The holotype histologic slides, upon which the original description was based, had not been deposited with the syntypes while this manuscript was being prepared; they were deposited later when they were found and are not illustrated here.
One of two syntypes of Tetrodon reticularis Bloch & Schneider at the Museum fur Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universitat, Berlin is lost (Paepke 1999).