type locality


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type locality

n.
1. Biology The place where a type specimen was captured, collected, or observed.
2. Geology The place or region where a mineral, rock, series of rocks, or formation best exemplifies its type or standard description, often being the location where it was first found and recognized.

type locality

the locality in which a HOLOTYPE, LECTOTYPE or NEOTYPE was collected.
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Conclusions: The Dhok Pathan type locality displays the three contemporaneous and sympatric genera Tetraconodon, Propotamochoerus and Hippopotamodon.
Potamon elbursi Pretzmann, 1976b: (type locality: northern Iran); Keikhosravi and Schubart, 214a: (Namak Lake and south Caspian Sea drainages).
Type locality.--Seaside of Talysch Mountains, Gilan Province, Iran.
Type locality.--Estacion Experimental Agropecuaria Pergamino (33[degrees]55'S, 60[degrees]35'W; 65 m a.s.l.), Partido de Pergamino, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The shell of Guillarmodia (Guillarmodia) cymatophora (Pilsbry, 1910), [San Luis Potosi: Las Canoas (type locality)] is very big (38 mm) in relation with G.
The two main problems with this species are that the description and redescription are inconsistent, suggesting that Bouvier (1902, 1905, 1907) mixed up several species in his descriptions; and that the type locality is only approximate.
The case of Myacyon is completely different because it is not easy to find a holotype with quality to name a new genus, and restrict Myacyon domjabir to the type locality.
The entries identify the genus and species, the date the species was observed or collected, the type locality, and the distribution.
Several Telipogon species are solely represented by their type collections and only known from their type locality. Recent field work, explorations and revision of gathered material at diverse herbaria showed that the Peruvian Telipogon diversity is much higher than it is already known (e.g.