Lazarus taxon

/læzərəs ˈtæksən/ (say lazuhruhs 'taksuhn)

noun (plural Lazarus taxa)
a taxon which disappears for a period from the fossil record, but reappears at a later date.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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