hypotype

noun
hy·​po·​type

Definition of hypotype

: a specimen of a species not of the original type series but known by published description, figure, or listing

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hypo- + type

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“Hypotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypotype. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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