Jacques Rifkind Muisca at AOL.COM
Tue Aug 22 20:31:23 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.

Steve Heydon writes:
>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.

Correct; Bob Hope *was* in the original type series.


Nick. J. Squidfear

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