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A biological specimen or other element that is selected as the type specimen when the holotype, lectotype, and any syntypes or paratypes have been lost or destroyed.

ne′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.


(Biology) biology a specimen selected to replace a type specimen that has been lost or destroyed


(ˈni əˌtaɪp)

a specimen selected to replace a holotype that has been lost or destroyed.
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parallelogramma Claparede, 1868 (area VI with 4 paragnaths), and propose a neotype.
Nomenclatural note: Because the original (invalid) description of the association (Bensettiti & Lacoste, 1999) contains only a synthetic (constancy) table, a neotype had to be selected.
The generic placement and identity of Ichneumon punctum Shaw (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), and designation of a neotype.
asperellum, which is, in terms of molecular characteristics, close to the neotype of T.
We compared the morphology of the specimens in the Alatina moseri (Mayer, 1906) syntype (Hawaii) series in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History collections (items are denoted by catalog reference code beginning USNM; USNM 21800, 22311, 29632, 42112) with the Alatina alata neotype (USNM 1195802; see Lewis et al.
The neotype of Crassostrea gigantissima (Finch, 1824) Journal Paleontology, 65(2), 342-343.
Validity of the Gerreids fish, Gerres macracanthus Bleeker,1854,with designation of a lectotype and designation of a neotype for Gerres filamentosus Cuvier, 1829.
Neotype designation of Sphingius thecatus Thorell 1890 synonymies new records and descriptions of six new species from Southeast Asia (Araneae Liocranidae).
Channa aurantimaculata a new channid sh from Assam (Brahmaputra River basin) India with designation of a neotype for C.
Neotype designated and figured by Kaas (1985: 591, fig.
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To clarify and stabilize the taxon, Rueda and others (6) designated and described the neotype and alloneotype of An.