subsequent designation of paratypes
Fri Apr 5 09:10:46 CST 2002
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From: "Thomas Pape" <thomas.pape at NRM.SE>
To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 8:28 AM
Subject: Re: subsequent designation of paratypes
> > ...given the definitions in the ICZN, I would think
> > these would be paratypes, despite the fact they were not mentioned in
> > first paper where the species was named.
> Am I correct? - Barry
> Paratypes are specimens of a type series other than the holotype. The
> series contains those specimens explicitly included by the author -
> or by bibliographic reference. If the author mentions only a holotype
> will be no paratypes.
> Thomas Pape
> Naturhistoriska riksmuseet
A second No - and ditto.
Charleston, SC - USA
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