Voucher specimens to be designated after describing a new species. Types should be stored in a natural history museum that allows access to the scientific community.
The holotype is the single type specimens with the highest priority.
The paratypes are the remaining specimens from the type series collected at the same locality. In the case of a further subdivision of the species, the partition belonging to the holotype will retain the old name.
Syntype: A specimen from a series of types without a specified holotype.
Lectotype: A type specimen selected from the syntype series by another author than the original species descriptor.
Alternative forms for type : holotype, holotypes, lectotype, lectotypes, paratype, paratypes, syntype, syntypes, types.