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topotype

[top-uh-tahyp] /ˈtɒp əˌtaɪp/
noun, Biology
1.
a specimen from the locality at which the type was first collected.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; topo- + -type
Related forms
topotypic
[top-uh-tip-ik] /ˌtɒp əˈtɪp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
topotypical, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for topotype

topotype

/ˈtɒpəˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a specimen plant or animal taken from an area regarded as the typical habitat
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