Name: Albertania Zammit 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Al.ber.tan’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Albertania, after the Italian phycologist, colleague and friend Patrizia Albertano, who first isolated the Italian strains during the 1990s

Gender: feminine (stem: Albertani-)

Type species: Albertania skiophila Zammit 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zammit G. Systematics and biogeography of sciophilous cyanobacteria; an ecological and molecular description of Albertania skiophila (Leptolyngbyaceae) gen. & sp. nov. Phycologia 2018; 57:481-491.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Oculatellaceae Mai and Johansen 2018

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: 6313
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