Neotype



[nee-uh-tahyp] /ˈni əˌtaɪp/

noun, Biology.
1.
a specimen selected to replace a holotype that has been lost or destroyed.
/ˈniːəʊˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
(biology) a specimen selected to replace a type specimen that has been lost or destroyed

neotype ne·o·type (nē’ə-tīp’)
n.
A new specimen selected to replace a holotype that has been lost or destroyed.

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