Name: Aerosakkonema Thu and Watanabe 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Aerosak, Air sac; Gr. neut. n. [νῆμα] nêma, thread; N.L. neut. n. Aerosakkonema, meaning trichomes containing tiny gas vacuoles

Gender: neuter

Type species: Aerosakkonema funiforme Thu and Watanabe 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Thu NK, Tanabe Y, Yoshida M, Matsuura H, Watanabe MM. Aerosakkonema funiforme gen. et sp. nov. (Oscillatoriales), a new gas-vacuolated oscillatorioid cyanobacterium isolated from a mesotrophic reservoir. Phycologia 2012; 51:672-683.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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Record number: 6381