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syntype

(sĭn′tīp′)
n.
1. One of two or more biological specimens or other elements used for the original published description of a species or subspecies when no holotype was designated.
2. One of two or more biological specimens or other elements simultaneously designated as type specimens in the original published description of a species or subspecies.

syn·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

syntype

or

cotype

any specimen of a series, in which no HOLOTYPE was designated, that is used to designate a species. The syntype may become the LECTOTYPE, if so designated.
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Given the major differences between USNM 27031 and the remainder of the syntype series, it seems strange that Jordan and Gilbert (1881) would have conflated them.
Etheostoma chlorosoma (= Vaillantia chlorosoma)--USNM 27428 (1 syntype [now disintegrated]).
platyrhynchus may have been based on [geq]1 syntype (there were several) that was in satisfactory condition.
Peter Bartsch of the Museum fur Naturkunde der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin for his photograph of the existing syntype of Arothron reticularis, Dr.
Remarks: One syntype male specimen [MACN-En 6344] mounted on a cardboard, terminalia dissected, the head glued on the same cardboard.
11-13) is confirmed by comparing our specimens with the photograph of its syntype received from 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.