Meaning of HOLOTYPE in English

HOLOTYPE

noun Date: 1897 the single specimen designated by an author as the type of a species or lesser taxon at the time of establishing the group, the type of a species or lesser taxon designated at a date later than that of establishing a group or by a person other than the author of the taxon, holotypic adjective

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