n. [Gr. genos, race; syn-, together; typos, type]
Any one of a series of species that a genus is based upon when no one species was established as type; see type.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • genosyntype — any individual from the syntype series of the type species of a genus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • genolectotype — the primary type of the type species of a genus selected from a genosyntype series subsequent to the original description …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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