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(English) According to the Code, (1) an individual from a scientific sample; sometimes an individual regarded as typical of the group. (2) a group of individuals derived by vegetative or asexual multiplication from a single individual and forming a single entity. (See also: Code, name-bearing type)
(French) Selon le Code, (1) un individu ; (2) un groupe d'individus dérivés d'un seul individu par multiplication asexuée ou végétative et formant une seule entité (par exemple, une éponge ou une colonie de coraux). (See also: Code, name-bearing type)
(Portuguese) Do Código, (1) um indivíduo; (2) um grupo de indivíduos derivados de multiplicação vegetativa ou assexual dum só indivíduo e que formam uma entidade única. (See also: Code, name-bearing type)

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