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type specimen

n.
The specimen that was originally used to name a species or subspecies or that was later designated as the basis for that name. A type specimen might be a dried plant, a preserved animal, or a fossil and is usually kept in a museum or herbarium. There are several kinds of type specimens, such as holotypes and lectotypes.

type specimen

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Remarks.--We compared our male specimen with the original description (Karny 1926) and images of type specimen from OSF (Cigliano et al.
Figure 26 shows the reconstruction results of the point explosive induced pyroshock in disk type specimen through each system.
Matthew's type specimen does not closely match the genus concept of Hylopus, nor does it conform to the species concept of Limnopus heterodactylus with its short, slender digits with sharply tapered digit terminations.
The type specimen of this taxon is an impression of a flower with no retained organic matter (Fig.
Catalogue of type specimens of Neotropical bats in selected European museums.
After the scenario is set, the students are provided with a microfuge tube of stomach contents, small spatulas and transfer pipets, staining dishes, forceps and razor blades, compound microscopes, distilled water, slides and coverslips, Lugol's solution, toluidine blue, and an array of fresh type specimens. The students make mounts of the stomach contents, both stained and are unstained, for viewing under the microscope.
If these are the types of Colostethus meridensis, and all the available evidence points to that, the re-cataloging process of this type series under the number MBUCV 6645 should be considered invalid and the original museum deposition numbers (MBUCV 6168 to 6172; five individual numbers) must be restored and maintained associated with the type specimens (although we could not find evidence of association of each of the individual types "A", "B", "C" and "E" to specific museum numbers; only specimen "D" being referred in the original description as the holotype, MBUCV 6168 ).
LISTRIODON PENTAPOTAMIAE Falconer, 1868 Type specimen: GSI B 107, a complete right M 2 and fragment of right M 3 .
We began recording each other detailing the dinosaur type specimen information multiple times until we conveyed the script naturally.
On October 11, 1912, two days after the collection date of the type specimen, the expedition discovered the Pimenta Bueno river and according to Rondon, on that date they were at 18[degrees] 7' W of Rio de Janeiro and 11[degrees] 49' 15" S latitude and at 354 km from Juruena (Viveiros, 1958: 302) where the expedition had officially started.
In 1867, in India's Sutlej Valley, a single bird was discovered, so distinct that it became what science calls the "type specimen" of a new species: large-billed (anyway, large for its body length) reed warbler.
"I would call it the type specimen of barley wines."