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Noun Concept
Categories: Botanical nomenclature, Taxonomy (biology), Zoological nomenclature
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type species
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(biology) the species that best exemplifies the essential characteristics of the genus to which it belongs WordNet 3.0
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(biology) the species that best exemplifies the essential characteristics of the genus to which it belongs WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In zoological nomenclature, a type species is the species name with which the name of a genus or subgenus is considered to be permanently taxonomically associated, i.e., the species that contains the biological type specimen. Wikipedia
Term used in zoological nomenclature (also non-officially in ''botanical'' nomenclature) Wikidata
A species which has been designated as typical of a genus, and is chosen as the species according to which the genus is named. Wiktionary
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