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holotype

(hŏl′ə-tīp′, hō′lə-)
n.
The single specimen or other element used or designated as the type specimen of a species or subspecies in the original published description of the taxon.

hol′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

holotype

the specimen designated by the author of a scientific name as the TYPE specimen at the time of the original publication.
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The width of the holotype given in the original publication (5 mm) is incorrect.
Such capabilities are especially important in validating or correcting holotype names or descriptions that were made long ago.
Comparison of photographs of the holotype of Psallus eximius Reuter on the web site of the Museum Victoria (http://collections.
They are, however, either not developed or have not preserved well in the holotype and two paratypes of L.
Buenos Aires: Holotype male, MLP number 5312/1: Los Hornos, 34[degrees]57' 32"S-58[degrees]00' 57"W, 16-IV-2005, sweep net, M.
2 M holotype, paratype Gatlinburg, in Andropogon field, Tennessee.
Holotype (examined): [female] "Named by Claude Morley [printed text; further text is hand-written] Thersilochus evanescens, Morl.
Holotype (complete): [Cabra Corral, 20 km E Colonel [sic]/ Moldes, Salta, ARGENTINA/ 27-I-1983, Malvaceae/ A.