TYPES and others terms
aew at NMS.AC.UK
Mon Dec 16 10:24:31 CST 1996
On Sun, 15 Dec 1996, Vratislav Richard Bejsak wrote:
> Dear colleques,
> I have seen a long time ago "Entomological Nomenclature - List of terms for
> TYPES" where are explanation of terms like Allotype, Autotype, Cotype,
> Haplotype, Paratype etc. Anyone knows this referemce?
There is a list of types and the explanations for them in the Glossary of
the 1985 International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, page 268 & 269.
> I would like to know: >
> what is color code for some of this. I remember that -
> Red is for "Type, Paratype or Holotype",
> Green is for "voucher specimen" and
> Orange "Compared with Type specimen"...
I have used red for Primary types, Yellow for secondary. All other
specimens receive a standard Det. label.
> When names as holotype, cotype and paratype was introduced and by who.
I don't know!
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