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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The large red flying squirrel Petaurista albiventer (Gray, 1834), which was first recorded as Pteromys albiventer in its type locality Nepal, inhabits northern Pakistan eastward through India and Nepal into southwestern China, where it is located in the Himalayan temperate forests at elevations of 1350 m to the upper tree line limit at about 3000 m (Ellerman, 1940; Ellerman and Morrison-Scott, 1950; Ellerman, 1961; Corbet and Hill, 1992; Roberts, 1977; Thorington et al.
confluencia del arroyo Las Piedras con el arroyo Cucarachas;" this place (34[grados]09' S and 58[grados]47' W) was adopted incorrectly as type locality by Honacki et al.
The two main problems with this species are that the description and redescription are inconsistent, suggesting that Bouvier (1902, 1905, 1907) mixed up several species in his descriptions; and that the type locality is only approximate.
The new discovered material found from the Dhok Pathan type locality identifies the species Sivalhippus nagriensis.
Hecubides euryodon is extraordinarily similar in dimensions to Cynelos lemanensis, at least as far as the dentition is concerned, and very few molars fall outside the range of variation known for the latter species in its type locality (SaintGerand-le-Puy, France), as can be observed in figures 5 and 6.
Shipman's specimen, as the only Benton County record and the northernmost Indiana record (Engbrecht 2010), gave rise to a controversy surrounding the validity of the type locality (Stejneger & Barbour 1943; Mittleman 1947; Schmidt 1953; Minton 1972; Harding 1983).
The entries identify the genus and species, the date the species was observed or collected, the type locality, and the distribution.
2013); its type locality is in the Kurkhud Mountains of north Khorasan Province (Goodwin 1938).
Palynological study from the topmost ten beds (51-60m from the base) at the type locality (Chhidru Gorge Section) was carried out which revealed a substantial proportion of pteridophytic spore assemblages in addition to pollen and spores of other plant groups.
Anthurium coicoyanense is endemic to Mexico, known only from the type locality in Oaxaca State at 2400 m above sea level, in a region where the dominant vegetation is mixed pine-oak forest (bosque de pino-encino).