paratype

para·type (parґə-tīp) any strain of bacteria, other than the holotype, that is specifically stated to be the one on which the original description of the taxon was based.

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  • Paratype — Zoology In zoological nomenclature, a paratype is officially defined as a Each specimen of a type series other than the holotype [Glossary of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature ] In turn, this does depend on the definition of type… …   Wikipedia

  • Paratype — Le paratype est un spécimen cité dans le protologue qui n est ni l holotype, ni un isotype, ni l un des syntypes quand l auteur a désigné plusieurs spécimens à la fois comme types. Zoologie Dans la nomenclature zoologique, un paratype est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • paratype — every specimen, other than the holotype, in the type series; all the specimens on which the author bases the series, except any that (s)he refers to as variants, or doubtfully associates with the nominal species, or expressly excludes from it …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • paratype — n. [Gr. para, beside; typos, shape] A specimen collected at the same time as the holotype and was so designated or indicated by the original author …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • paratype — par·a·type (părʹə tīp ) n. A biological specimen other than a holotype used for the development of the original description of a taxonomic group.   par a·typʹic ( tĭpʹĭk) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • paratype — noun A specimen of an organism that is used as the basis of a taxonomic description …   Wiktionary

  • paratype —   (para.)   Herbarium specimen cited in a description together with the holotype and any isotypes.   See also lectotype, neotype …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • paratype — para·type …   English syllables

  • paratype —  n.m. Bot., Zool. Spécimen autre que l holotype, servant à décrire une espèce …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • paratype — ˈparə+ˌ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary para (I) + type 1. : a specimen of a type series other than the holotype usually used in zootaxy; compare isotype 1b(1) 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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