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One of two or more biological specimens or other elements from which a holotype was designated in the original published description of a species or subspecies.

par′a·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.
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Notes.--The hind legs of the adult paratypic female are lost and their measurements are insufficiently provided.
Apparently, this is due to the common direction of productivity of the crossed breeds and at the same time due to the influence of paratypic environmental factors on maximum expression of genetic potential of import fast-gaining breeds.
As noted before, small paratypic specimens of Chorocaris chacei (five specimens of USNM 228454 and one specimen of MNHN-Na 10535) are the stage B juvenile of Rimicaris exoculata.