Name: Albrightia Copeland 1936

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Al.bright’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Albrightia, This genus has been nanied in honor of Horace M. Albright, until recently National Park Service Director, the one who in recent years has done possibly more than any other single man to preserve the Yellowstone in its natural state, and to whom all who visit the Park for study or Pleasure owe sincere gratitude.

Gender: feminine (stem: Albrighti-)

Type species: Albrightia tortuosa Copeland 1936

Valid publication: Copeland JJ. Yellowstone thermal Myxophyceae. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1936; 36:1-232.

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: Hapalosiphonaceae Elenkin 1916

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: 6194
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