Types of types
Type specimens are the name bearing specimens upon which scientific names are based.
Most of these definitions are from Eschmeyer (1998), and are used with the permission of Dr W.N. Eschmeyer.
Eschmeyer, W.N. (Ed). 1998. Catalog of fishes. Special Publication, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. 3 vols. Pp. 2905.
Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology