type locality


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type locality

[′tīp lō‚kal·əd·ē]
(geology)
The place at which a stratigraphic unit is typically displayed and from which it derives its name.
The place where a geologic feature was first recognized and described.
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Specimens being described in article have been collected from the Dhok Pathan Formation's type locality (Fig.
Potamon (Pontipotamon) bilobatum Brandis, Storch and Turkay, 2000: 26-28 (type locality: Mazandaran, Iran).
True ungulates from the Nagri type locality (Late Miocene), northern Pakistan.
Type locality.--S of Alamdeh (Royan), Mazandaran Province, Iran.
Amomum durum was first collected and described from LHNP by Sakai and Nagamasu [5] during their study on Zingiberales in Sarawak and since then was reported only from the type locality. The LHNP is lowland dipterocarp forest covered with clayey or sandy soils and, according to their report, most of the Zingiberaceae species found in LHNP were from the genus Amomum and Etlingera.
(2014); 2) to stabilize the taxonomy of this widespread sigmodontine, by designating a neotype and assigning a new type locality for the species.
The type locality is in an area of limestone hills with submesic shrub forest of palms, herbaceous vegetation, Yucca sp., izotal or sotol (Dasylirion sp.), lechuguilla (Agave lechuguilla) and small oaks (Quercus sp).
Described type locality: COSTA RICA, "near [the city of] San Jose, around 1 100 m above sea level".
Hecubides euryodon is extraordinarily similar in dimensions to Cynelos lemanensis, at least as far as the dentition is concerned, and very few molars fall outside the range of variation known for the latter species in its type locality (SaintGerand-le-Puy, France), as can be observed in figures 5 and 6.