Name: Archaeoscillatoriopsis Schopf 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Archaeoscillatoriopsis, With reference to Archean age and morphological similarity to fossil (Oscillatoriopsis spp.) and modern (Oscillatoria spp.) oscillatoriaceans.

Gender: feminine (stem: Archaeoscillatoriopsid-)

Type species: Archaeoscillatoriopsis disciformis Schopf 1993

Valid publication: Schopf JW. Microfossils of the Early Archean Apex chert: new evidence of the antiquity of life. Science 1993; 260:640-646.

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: [Bacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 25526
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