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syntype

(sĭn′tīp′)
n.
1. One of two or more biological specimens or other elements used for the original published description of a species or subspecies when no holotype was designated.
2. One of two or more biological specimens or other elements simultaneously designated as type specimens in the original published description of a species or subspecies.

syn·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

syntype

or

cotype

any specimen of a series, in which no HOLOTYPE was designated, that is used to designate a species. The syntype may become the LECTOTYPE, if so designated.
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Pedro", Du Bus, 1846) and a male syntype (IRSNB 3017) of Trogon collaris shot at "Tepitongo" in September 1843 (Du Bus, 1845: T.
However, the lack of pigmentation could also indicate that this rockfish was originally light colored, a supposition supported by the fact that all other members of the syntype series retain some degree of dark coloration.
maximus, and Linnaeus' original syntypes became associated with Asian elephants exclusively.
etowanus)--USNM 17885 (1 syntype), USNM 31057 (1 syntype), USNM 31060 (2 syntypes), USNM 31091 (1 syntype); MNHN A.1270 (1 syntype).
Morphological distinctions were also not apparent from the examination of a syntype specimen of Ostrea lurida.
(1930:104) substantiated Snyder's (1916) assertion that the two (Cope, 1876) syntypes of Minomus jarrovii from Provo, Utah had been lost and judged (contra earlier authors) that M.
Discocyrtus confusus: Holotype male: Brazil, without further locality data (NHMW 3127 = 1847.II.49, examined)--determined by Sorensen as Discocyrtus curvipes, recognized by Roewer as syntype of Gonyleptes curvipes.
One of two syntypes of Tetrodon reticularis Bloch & Schneider at the Museum fur Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universitat, Berlin is lost (Paepke 1999).