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lectotype

(lĕk′tə-tīp′)
n.
A biological specimen or other element that is selected as the type specimen when a holotype was not originally designated.

lec′to·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

lectotype

one of a series of SYNTYPES used by the taxonomist when a organism was named, and which was subsequently designated the TYPE.
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A photograph of the lectotype appeared in Vavilov and Bukinich (1929), and appears here (Fig.
In MG collections, some elements with a different state of preservation were clearly mixed with the lectotype of Lourinhasaurus alenquerensis (some of this material was moved to a different facility).
Principal component analysis of all age classes of Brazilian specimens of Castoria, including the lectotype of Habrothrix angustidens.
The lectotype of Limnopus heterodactylus has a manus that is longer than wide, which by strict definition is applicable to Limnopus variabilis.
mystinus to the type-2 or blue-blotched form; and we redescribe the latter species and designate a lectotype and paralectotypes.
ZMUC-POL-1563 is not a specimen, but rather one of Orsted's original plates (N27), which was illustrated and designated as the lectotype by Wolff & Petersen (1991:Pl.
Note that Ahti (1974: 223) designated a lectotype (Savicz 6420) for C.
For discussion of controversy surrounding lectotype designation see Gilbert (1998:12-14).
Kohn (1963) designated as lectotype a shell from Linnaeus's collection now in the Linnean Society of London.
The lectotype designated by Luteyn (1983) is the photo of the B holotype specimen.