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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.

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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ALE = anterior lateral eye, AME = anterior median eye, MOQ = median ocular quadrate, MS = Manju Siliwal, Neo = Neotype, NHM = Natural History Museum, PLE = posterior lateral eye, OUMNH = Oxford University Museum of Natural History, PME = posterior median eye, PLS = posterior lateral spinnerets, PMS = posterior median spinnerets, STC = Superior or paired tarsal claws, WILD = Wildlife Information Liaison Development Society.
columbi resulted in part from Falconer's inadequate holotype specimen and from Osborn's (1922) selection of two neotype specimens (AMNH 13707) both of which are very close to M.
Measurements and counts are presented in species descriptions as the range for all material examined, followed by the value for the holotype, lectotype, or neotype in parentheses, when intraspecific variation is indicated.
New species of Chrysopinae (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) from Costa Rica, with selected taxonomic notes and a neotype designation.
On the designation of a neotype for Chicoreus (Chicoreus) torrefactus (Sowerby Jr, 1841) and description of a new species: Chicoreus (Chicoreus) kilburni sp.
djiboutensis from the Indian Ocean, and a neotype is designated for H.
L = maximum length, W = width, T = thickness, S-F, FV = number of costae in the sulcus and on the fold, and on the flanks of valves Costae Specimen L W T S-F FV Neotype, shell BM 26089 9.
Fundulus cingulatus (= Zygonectes auroguttatus)--USNM 37362 (lectotype of Zygonectes auroguttatus and neotype of Fundulus cingulatus [see below]), USNM 315090 (1 paralectotype).
This paper aims to redescribe Trechona rufa, raise it to species rank, designate a neotype and describe the male for the first time.
Neotype (examined): [DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO]: 'Tuevo [5[degrees]S 13[degrees]E], 2-VIII-19n, R.