Name: Affixifilum Lefler et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Affixifilum, reference to the affixing nature of the cyanobacterial mats

Gender: neuter (stem: Affixifil-)

Type species: Affixifilum floridanum Lefler et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lefler FW, Berthold DE, Laughinghouse HD. The occurrence of Affixifilum gen. nov. and Neolyngbya (Oscillatoriaceae) in South Florida (USA), with the description of A. floridanum sp. nov. and N. biscaynensis sp. nov. J Phycol 2021; 57:92-110.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Microcoleaceae (Hansgirg 1892) Struneck√Ĺ et al. 2013

Assigned by: Strunecky O, Ivanova AP, Mares J. An updated classification of cyanobacterial orders and families based on phylogenomic and polyphasic analysis. J Phycol 2023; 59:12-51.

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Record number: 12728
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