Glossary Term: Epitype

A specimen or illustration selected to serve as an interpretative type when the holotype, lectotype, or previously designated neotype, or all original material associated with a validly published name, cannot be identified for the purpose of the precise application of the name to a taxon (ICN Art. 9.9).

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Created: 2018-11-11 02:22:12 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2018-11-11 02:22:12 PST (-0800)