Steve Heydon slheydon at UCDAVIS.EDU
Tue Aug 22 07:39:18 CDT 1995

>>I thought C. Linnaeus was the type for Homo sapiens?  (How well preserved
>is the holotype?  ...I hope Lenin isn't designated the lectotype! >:-)
>No, Bob Hope is the designated lectotype.

I think a few of you need to review the Code a little. A type specimen
designated by a later author from material not in the original type series
is called a neotype. A lectotype is a specimen selected from the original
type series.

Steve Heydon

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