Name: Affixifilum Lefler et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

Gender: neuter

Type species: Affixifilum floridanum Lefler et al. 2020

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 2020; 0:0.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: [Oscillatoriaceae]

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