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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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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.