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.
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This member of the Paleonurini species was described recently from Poland (Europe) and has only been found in one locus typicus so far.
agnieskae has only been described and recognised in locus typicus in the Sudety Mountains (SW Poland, Fig.