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Prasad has ruled out donating his type specimens—which defined new species of dinosaurs and early mammals—to his own University of Delhi, one of the best in the nation.
But since Linnaeus’ body was never exhumed from its resting place in Sweden, his posthumous status as the human type specimen is more of a formality than a practicality.
Neither the photographer nor the subjects agreed to provide our digital type specimens.
But having the type specimen from the greater Miami area is still pretty cool.
Many of the researchers carry sophisticated species databases with them on their laptop computers, including photos of type specimens.
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