topotype

noun
topo·​type | \ˈtäpəˌtīp, ˈtōp-\

Definition of topotype 

: a specimen of a species collected at the locality at which the original type was obtained

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Other Words from topotype

topotypic \ ¦⸗⸗¦tipik \ adjective
topotypical \ -​pə̇kəl \ adjective

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