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ne·o·type

 (nē′ə-tīp′)
n.
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.

neotype

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

ne•o•type

(ˈni əˌtaɪp)

n.
a specimen selected to replace a holotype that has been lost or destroyed.
[1850–55]
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Measurements and counts are presented in species descriptions as the range for all material examined, followed by the value for the holotype, lectotype, or neotype in parentheses, when intraspecific variation is indicated.
New species of Chrysopinae (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) from Costa Rica, with selected taxonomic notes and a neotype designation.
Neomacrocoris usambaricus: Montandon 1913a: 332-334; Sites & Mbogho 2012: 30-33 (neotype designation).
Different types of hemostatic agents or neotype packing had been applied to reduce the postoperative bleeding.
Anopheles (Anopheles) pseudopunctipennis Theobald (Diptera: Culicidae): Neotype Designation and Description.
L = maximum length, W = width, T = thickness, S-F, FV = number of costae in the sulcus and on the fold, and on the flanks of valves Costae Specimen L W T S-F FV Neotype, shell BM 26089 9.1 10 8.9 2-3 5-6 Shell CNIGR 1/13221 7.7 10.4 7 2-3 6 Shell CNIGR 2/13221 5.3 8.5 5 2-3 6 Shell CNIGR 3/13221 7.3 10.6 7.3 2-3 5 Shell CNIGR 4/13221 6.3 8.3 6.7 2-3 4 Shell CNIGR 5/13221 8 10.3 6.8 2-3 7 Ventral valve CNIGR 6/13221 7 10 2 6 Dorsal valve CNIGR 7/13221 7 8.4 3 6
Glaziou 8110 (neotype, designated by Zardini, 1980: 258, P not seen).
Schaffner 196 (Holotype: B-presumably destroyed, Lectotype (designated by Kral, 1978 as neotype): NY; Isolectotypes: C, MICH).