Neal Evenhuis neale at BISHOP.BISHOP.HAWAII.ORG
Tue Aug 22 10:43:41 CDT 1995

On Tue, 22 Aug 1995, Steve Heydon wrote:

> >>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

Now I'm really bummed. I thought Bob WAS part of the original type series.
Wasn't he entertaining the Swedish troops in 1750-1758?


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