Name: Alkalinema Vaz et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Al.ka.li.ne’ma N.L. neut. n. alkali, alkali, from Arabic n. al qaliy the ashes of saltwort; Gr. neut. n. nema, thread, filament; N.L. neut. n. Alkalinema, a filament from alkaline lakes

Gender: neuter

Type species: Alkalinema pantanalense Vaz et al. 2015

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Vieira Vaz MG, Genuario DB, Andreote AP, Malone CF, Sant'Anna CL, Barbiero L, Fiore MF. Pantanalinema gen. nov. and Alkalinema gen. nov.: novel pseudanabaenacean genera (Cyanobacteria) isolated from saline-alkaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:298-308.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Pseudanabaenaceae Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988

Assigned by: Vieira Vaz MG, Genuario DB, Andreote AP, Malone CF, Sant'Anna CL, Barbiero L, Fiore MF. Pantanalinema gen. nov. and Alkalinema gen. nov.: novel pseudanabaenacean genera (Cyanobacteria) isolated from saline-alkaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:298-308.

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