apotype
a specimen used to supplement the description of a type

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • apotype — see hypotype …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • apotype — ap·o·type …   English syllables

  • apotype — |apəˌtīp noun ( s) Etymology: apo + type : hypotype …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypotype — n. [Gr. hypo, under; typos, type] A specimen, other than the type, upon which a subsequent or supplementary description or figure is based; an apotype; a plesiotype …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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