Name: Amazoninema Genuário et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.ma.zo.ni.ne’ma N.L. fem. n. Amazonia, a tropical rainforest in South America; Gr. neut. n. nema, thread, filament; N.L. neut. n. Amazoninema, a filament from Amazonia

Gender: neuter

Type species: Amazoninema brasiliense Genuário et al. 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Genuario DB, de Souza WR, Monteiro RTR, Sant Anna CL, Melo IS. Amazoninema gen. nov., (Synechococcales, Pseudanabaenaceae) a novel cyanobacteria genus from Brazilian Amazonian rivers. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2249-2257.

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: Genuario DB, de Souza WR, Monteiro RTR, Sant Anna CL, Melo IS. Amazoninema gen. nov., (Synechococcales, Pseudanabaenaceae) a novel cyanobacteria genus from Brazilian Amazonian rivers. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2249-2257.

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