- a syntype.
Origin of cotype
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I incline to the view that a specimen so designated would at most be only a lectotype, unless it were a cotype.American Weasels
E. Raymond Hall
Paratype: is every specimen of the series from which the type was selected see type and cotype.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The type specimen is deposited in the writer's herbarium, and a cotype may be seen in the State Herbarium.
The type specimen is deposited in the writer's herbarium, and a cotype may be found in the State Herbarium.
- biology an additional type specimen from the same brood as the original type specimen