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holotype

[′häl·ə‚tīp]
(systematics)
A nomenclatural type for the single specimen designated as “the type” by the original author at the time of publication of the original description.
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Lamarck's type specimen at P is annotated "Chanvre rapporte de l'Inde par M.
Acacia penninervis is the Australian hickory wattle, the type specimen of which was described in 1825.
The type specimen is considered to be the representative for the entire species," Alfred Roca, a professor of animal sciences and member of the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois, who led Illinois's efforts in the study, said.
After allowing several years instead of the more usual one for debate, the ICZN announced March 31 that commissioners favored Frazier's proposal for gigantea and the Smithsonian type specimen.
After the scenario is set, the students are provided with a microfuge tube of stomach contents, small spatulas and transfer pipets, staining dishes, forceps and razor blades, compound microscopes, distilled water, slides and coverslips, Lugol's solution, toluidine blue, and an array of fresh type specimens.
If these are the types of Colostethus meridensis, and all the available evidence points to that, the re-cataloging process of this type series under the number MBUCV 6645 should be considered invalid and the original museum deposition numbers (MBUCV 6168 to 6172; five individual numbers) must be restored and maintained associated with the type specimens (although we could not find evidence of association of each of the individual types "A", "B", "C" and "E" to specific museum numbers; only specimen "D" being referred in the original description as the holotype, MBUCV 6168 ).
The toponym Chunchusmayo on the label of the type specimen is still found on modern maps, located in the upper Tambopata valley (14[degrees]05'35"S, 68[degrees]58'0"W).
We began recording each other detailing the dinosaur type specimen information multiple times until we conveyed the script naturally.
bicolor to Mato Grosso state: the type specimen was undoubtly collected in present day Rondonia state.
grandis (as Lycosa grandis) in his lycosid revision of 1908; however, Chamberlin indicates that he had not examined Banks's type specimen of L.