type specimen

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the original specimen from which the description of a new species is made

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In each sample, we tried to evaluate a large number of biological types, depending on the availability of sires," Cundiff explains.
Unique search forms for each biological type allows for detailed, parametric searching within a particular sample class.
Vladimir Kompanichenko's article, "Systemic Approach to the Origin of Life," implies a clarification of the aspects of distinguishing the fundamental properties which characterize the biological types of natural systems, along with the formulation of clear distinctions between properties of the biological and non-biological natural systems.