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Type specimen facsimiles.

Type specimen facsimiles.

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Type and type-founding -- Specimens.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[General editor: John Dreyfus.
    GenreSpecimens.
    ContributionsDreyfus, John, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ250 .T9653
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5464358M
    ISBN 100802017460
    LC Control Number73167098


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Reproductions of Christopher Plantin's Index sive specimen characterum & folio specimen of C. together with the Le Bé-moretus specimen, c. [nos. Responsibility: General editor: John Dreyfus.

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A specimen and its duplicates are part of a single gathering of a single species or infraspecific taxon made by a collector at one time. Type Specimen Facsimiles II: Reproductions of Christopher Plantin's Index Sive Specimen Characterum & Folio Specimen of c Together with the Le Be-Mortus Specimen C VERVLIET, HENDRIK D.L., and CARTER, HARRY: Books - Author: HARRY VERVLIET, HENDRIK D.L., and CARTER.

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Type Specimen Facsimiles: vol. 2, Reproductions of Christopher Plantin's 'Index sive specimen characterum' & folio specimen of c, together with the Le Bé-Moretus specimen, c (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, ) Rare Book & Manuscript Library - Reference Collection Folio.

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Fossil Hominids: Type Specimens. Under the formal rules for naming species, each species must have a type specimen. The 'type description' of a species describes the type specimen, and the similarities to and differences from closely related species.

This useful book contains an introduction to the terms and principles of taxonomy, reprints. Live Tester. A fundamental new feature is the ability to fully edit the sample texts on the fonts’ pages.

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The specimen that was originally used to name a species or subspecies or that was later designated as the basis for that name. Now you’ve got a custom-made specimen book that can be easily updated.

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Many documents have appeared to further the historical discussion, from the series of Type Specimen Facsimiles (under the editorship of John Dreyfus from onward), to the exemplary Enschedé () & Plantin-Moretus () facsimiles edited by John Lane.

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