[ nee-uh-tahyp ]
/ ˈni əˌtaɪp /
a specimen selected to replace a holotype that has been lost or destroyed.
Origin of neotype
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/ (ˈniːəʊˌtaɪp) /
biology a specimen selected to replace a type specimen that has been lost or destroyed
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[ nē′ə-tīp′ ]
A new specimen selected to replace a holotype that has been lost or destroyed.
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