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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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Ammodytes aleutensis Duncker and Mohr, 1939:20 (original description; lectotype ZMH H139, 1 specimen, 81.0 mm, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan; paralectotypes: ZMH H140, 1 specimen, 86.3 mm, Otaru [="Otaka"], Hokkaido, Japan; ZMH H141, 6 specimens, 62.0-73.2 mm, Kobe fish market, Japan; ZMB 14235, 5 specimens, 87-114.5 mm, Unalaska, Alaska).
Lectotype (male) length 1.9 mm, paralectotypes: females 1.7-1.9 mm, males 1.8 mm.
Lectotype (examined): [TANZANIA]: 'Dar-es-Salaam [6[degrees]53'S 39[degrees]16'E], R.V.Benningsen/Macrocoris parviceps Mtd.
Gerardo Lamas contributed with valuable corrections and comments to a Spanish version as well as with a photograph of the lectotype of Papilio americus (Fig.
Gardner 4956 (lectotype, designated by Roque, 1997: 199, K not seen; isotype, NY not seen, NY photo at LP!).
TYPE SPECIES: Myriopuspoliochros (Spreng.) Small (lectotype designated by Forther, Sendtnera 5: 128.
A lectotype for Dinapate wrightii Horn, the giant plam- borer, and description of a new species of Dinapate from eastern Mexico (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae).
Junin: [Prov.] Tarma, Huasahuasi, 2800 m, 7 Jun 1986, Bennett3613 (holotype MO, not found); Huasahuasi, 2850 m, 29 Aug 1987, Bennett3613 (lectotype MOL).
Lectotype. (SD Pojeta & Runnegar 1976) NM L 7860, internal mould of the shell, figured by Schubert & Waagen in Perner 1903, pl.