It’s “holotype.” Wendell Ricketts has the definition, several bonus words, and a dive into the holotype controversy in paleontology. What’s a field to do when its specimens are defined by body fragments in varying states of decay? It’s all in Wendell’s feature for Fossil News. And pro tip: If you need an Italian translator, Wendell is at ProvenWrite and @provenwrite. If you need an editor, try ProvenEdit. image: National Park Service
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