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In Franche-Comté, the region in which the holotype was discovered, ‘la vouivre’ (=the wyvern) is a legendary winged reptile.
The holotype, or original example, of this species is available for public display and scientific study at a museum in Dalian, China.
In April 2016, Rouse and his colleagues traveled to the remote Recherche Archipelago, where the holotype had been found, in the hopes of spotting the creature in the wild.
In contrast, the main museum specimen defining the species—the species’s holotype—had been found nearly 170 feet underwater during a 2007 biodiversity survey.
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