An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms
|by Paul S. Mikkelsen|
A single specimen upon which a species is based; the only specimen unquestionably identifiable as a given species; see also: LECTOTYPE; TYPE SPECIMEN.
See the publication: "Terminology of Types" by Frizzell.
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