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neotype

(nē′ə-tīp′)
n.
A biological specimen or other element that is selected as the type specimen when the holotype, lectotype, and any syntypes or paratypes have been lost or destroyed.

ne′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.
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neotype

a specimen selected as the TYPE subsequent to the publication of the original description where the original types have been lost, destroyed or otherwise invalidated.
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