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neotype Specimen chosen to act as the ‘type’ material subsequent to a published original description: this occurs in cases where the original types have been lost, or where they have been suppressed by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN). Compare HOLOTYPE; LECTOTYPE; and PARATYPE.

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neotype

neotype In taxonomy, the specimen that is chosen to act as the ‘type’ material subsequent to a published original description. This occurs in cases where the original types have been lost, or where they have been suppressed by the ICZN.

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"neotype." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 24 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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neotype

neotype In taxonomy, the specimen that is chosen to act as the ‘type’ material subsequent to a published original description: this occurs in cases where the original types have been lost, or where they have been suppressed by the ICZN.

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"neotype." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved October 24, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/neotype-1