not able to create issue type using json file

i am trying to create the issue type using json import option i am getting following error 

java.lang.RuntimeException: org.codehaus.jackson.map.exc.UnrecognizedPropertyException: Unrecognized field "Issue Type" (Class com.atlassian.jira.plugins.importer.sample.SampleData), not marked as ignorable

Following is the content from my json file 

{
"Issue Type": [
{
"name": "my test task",
"description": "my test task",
"type": "standard"
}
]
}

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https://docs.atlassian.com/jira/REST/cloud/#api/2/issuetype-createIssueType says nothing about "Issue Type:" - that's not the right structure for it.

any idea what could be the right structure 

Try the one in the docs?

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