NEET Biology The Living World Sample Paper Self Evaluation Test - The Living World

  • question_answer A duplicate of nomenclature type is termed by a taxonomist as:

    A) Syntype         

    B) Neotype

    C) Paratype        

    D) Isotype

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Holotype- A specimen on which the original description of the species is based. Syntype- Any of two or more specimens cited by author when there is no holotype. Neotype- A specimen is designated when the original types are known to have been destroyed. Paratype- A specimen other than the holotype available with the author. Isotype- a duplicate of the holo type.


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