Origin of lectotype
OTHER WORDS FROM lectotypelec·to·typ·ic [lek-tuh-tip-ik], /ˌlɛk təˈtɪp ɪk/, adjective
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How to use lectotype in a sentence
Stejneger's reference to MCZ 1910 as the type is considered unintentional and an inadequate designation of a lectotype.
Lectotype: a co-type chosen, subsequently to the original description, to take the place which in other cases a holotype occupies.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
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