n. [Gr. eikos, to be like; typos, type]
A representative specimen serving for purpose of identification, but has not been used in published literature.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • icotype — a specimen used for identification, worked on by the original author, or collected from the type locality, but not one used for the published description …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • icotype — ico·type …   English syllables

  • icotype — ˈīkəˌtīp noun Etymology: Greek eikōs like (participle of eikenai to resemble) + English type more at icon : a typical specimen of a species accurately identified but not serving as the basis for a published description …   Useful english dictionary

  • icotip — ICOTÍP s. n. exemplar tipic pentru identificarea unui taxon. (< fr. icotype) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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